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Are Tax ID Thieves Targeting You?

February 1, 2017 Jackie 0

January 30 – February 3, 2017 is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. Your BBB® would like to share information about this week. The purpose is to make people aware of tax identity theft and how to recognize and prevent it. […]

A Fun Way to Get Fit

January 26, 2017 Jackie 0

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to improve your health? Your BBB® brings you news of a challenge that might be just the incentive for you. It’s called the “1 Billion Steps Challenge.” It is sponsored by the American […]

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Free 3G Internet! Don’t Be Too Sure

January 12, 2017 Jackie 0

Your BBB has learned of a new scam that is making the rounds. This scam claims that by clicking on a link in the message, you can use WhatsApp for free. Even if you don’t have 3G airtime or a […]

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Tips for Joining a Health and Fitness Club

January 9, 2017 Jackie 0

Your BBB® spotted this quote on Facebook: “I decided to take an aerobics class. I bent… twisted… gyrated… jumped up and down… and perspired for a half an hour. But by the time I got my tights on…. the class […]

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10 Important Tasks to Start the New Year Right

December 22, 2016 Jackie 0

If you haven’t made any New Year’s resolutions yet, perhaps you will consider completing these 10 tasks instead. They will help you be more proactive about protecting your personal and financial information. Register for the state and national Do Not […]

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Ransomware: Holding Your Data Hostage

December 21, 2016 Jackie 0

Your BBB® has written about the topic of ransomware before, but a new study by IBM Security, “Ransomware: How Consumers and Businesses Value Their Data,” sheds more light on its impact. According to the News Release announcing the study, the […]

Better Safe Than Sorry: Toys to Avoid This Christmas

December 6, 2016 Jackie 0

Your BBB® has found three helpful resources for parents this holiday season. The first resource is from Lisa Madigan, the Attorney General of Illinois and is entitled “Safe Shopping Guide.” The Guide contains information about recalls on unsafe toys, furniture […]