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Robocalls Persist
By: Tom

Robocalls Persist

We’ve covered this topic before, but these calls continue to abound with various offers. We at your BBB have received multiple ...

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Saving Money on Utilities
By: Tom

Saving Money on Utilities

With the cost of energy increasing, whether at the pump or in terms of cooling your home this summer, or using devices to reduce your energy consumption, here are some...

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Another Service Provided By Your BBB
By: Tom

Another Service Provided By Your BBB

Over the years we’ve provided information regarding various topics that affect residents of our Tri-State area.  But you may not be aware that we provide another servi...

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Is My Trade-In Really Worth That Much?
By: Tom

Is My Trade-In Really Worth That Much?

Over the recent past, we’ve covered topics related to purchasing either a new or used vehicle.  As part of our service to the public, we present the following informat...

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IRS: Beware of Phony Refund Scheme
By: Tom

IRS: Beware of Phony Refund Scheme

The IRS recently provided information through its website regarding fraudulent offers regarding tax filings and refunds.  Among those targeted are senior citizens, wor...

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FTC Takes Action to Stop Deceptive Car Dealership Ads
By: Tom

FTC Takes Action to Stop Deceptive Car Dealership Ads

You’ve probably seen ads that claim that a car dealer will pay off your loan regardless of what you may owe.  In a sense this is true, however, in some cases, what hap...

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Could Some Internet Servers Be Shut Down March 8?
By: Tom

Could Some Internet Servers Be Shut Down March 8?

This weekend I was looking over some of the stories that got some play on the internet, and I came across this one.  Evidently there is a malicious malware that has in...

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The Value Of Self-Regulation
By: Tom

The Value Of Self-Regulation

The Better Business Bureau is celebrating one hundred years of service to the public this year, and as you can imagine, we're very excited about this milestone.  One o...

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Interactive Voice Response Returns
By: Tom

Interactive Voice Response Returns

For the past several months, your Tri-State BBB has operated without the service of an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) service.  You may ask, "What is an IVR?  Simply...

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