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FYI News Seniors

Falls Prevention Awareness Day

By on September 21, 2016

Did you know that according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every 11 seconds an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a…


FYI News Tips

Stopping Automatic Payments

By on September 20, 2016

What should you do if you keep getting auto-billed for a thing you don’t want? From political donations to monthly subscriptions, everyone wants your money. But what happens when…



FYI Scams Tips

Tips to Avoid Scams

By on September 16, 2016

Every day, your BBB® provides information to consumers on how to avoid being scammed. On blog posts like this one, we’ll often post tips to help you avoid a…



FYI News Scams Tips

ITT Closure: What Happened and Why Students May Be at Risk for Potential Scams

By on September 12, 2016

In the aftermath of ITT Technical Institute’s sudden closure last Tuesday, more than 35,000 displaced students are left scrambling to find options and recourse. In uncertain times, it’s easy…


FYI Tips

Purchasing a Car? Read These Tips First.

By on September 9, 2016

A vehicle, new or used, can be one of the biggest purchases we make in our lifetimes so it is a good idea do a little homework and research…

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