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Free Equifax Security Monitoring
By: Andrew Erk
FAQFYI

Free Equifax Security Monitoring

Your BBB is here to remind you it is not too late to seek help to prevent harm to your credit or even worse; suffering identity theft from the Equifax security breach that took place last year. ...

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Delayed Tax Refunds? The IRS Says That Might Be the Case In 2018
By: Oana Schneider
FYINews

Delayed Tax Refunds? The IRS Says That Might Be the Case In 2018

Last year, many consumers received their tax refunds later than expected, so this year your favorite BBB® set out to find out ahead of time if we should expect delays or not. According to the IRS, ...

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Answering Western Union Questions
By: Oana Schneider
FAQFYI

Answering Western Union Questions

Your BBB® has learned of questions about the details surrounding this payout, and we are here to help by providing some answers. Did you fall victim to a scammer between January 1, 2004 and Janu...

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Tax Forms You May Want To Download In January
By: Oana Schneider

Tax Forms You May Want To Download In January

Good news from the IRS: new forms are available online and you may want to keep reading! Your BBB® knows that most of you are probably looking for the W-2 form for employees or the 1099 form for th...

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10 Things You Need to Check Before Choosing a Tax Preparer
By: Oana Schneider
FYI

10 Things You Need to Check Before Choosing a Tax Preparer

Your favorite BBB would like to remind everyone that taxpayers are the ones responsible for all the information provided on their income tax return, regardless of who the tax preparer is. This mean...

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Could Your New Year’s Resolution Boost Your Tax Return? IRS Says It Could!
By: Oana Schneider
FYINews

Could Your New Year’s Resolution Boost Your Tax Return? IRS Says It Could!

Happy New Year, everyone! From everyone at your favorite BBB®, we wish you a great, wonderful New Year! And if saving money is on your mind, the IRS has a few tips that could boost your tax return:...

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Watch Out for Charity Imposters This Holiday Season!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Charity Imposters This Holiday Season!

Donating to a charity as the year ends is something that most Americans will do, but your BBB® would like to warn everyone about the dangers of charity imposters. There are many scammers trying to ...

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Preventing Gift Card Scams
By: Andrew Erk

Preventing Gift Card Scams

The gift card. A classic holiday gift that fits most everyone’s needs especially when you don’t know what else to get. Some people, six in ten to be exact according to the National Retail Federatio...

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