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Upcoming Credit Scoring Changes

February 7, 2008 Amy 0

According to a recent article by the Council of Better Business Bureaus, our FICO scores will be changing in the near future: Your Credit Score is Going to Change “ FICO 08 is Coming! The way consumer credit scores are […]

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BBB Warns of Rising Dating Service Complaints

February 4, 2008 Amy 0

The Council of Better Business Bureaus issued a news release today regarding the recent increase in complaints regarding dating services: Consumers Looking for Love Need to be on the Lookout:Complaints to BBB for Dating Services Are on the Rise 2/4/2008 […]

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Important: IRS Issues New Fraud Alert!

February 1, 2008 Amy 0

The IRS has issued a new alert warning against new e-mail and telephone scams using their name, as well as fraudulent advance payment schemes. Please take a moment to read the official press release in full.

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TV Converter Box Coupon Program

January 29, 2008 Misty 5

At midnight on February 17, 2009, all full-power television stations in the United States will stop broadcasting in analog and switch to 100% digital broadcasting. You will need to take action before February 17, 2009 if you currently watch TV […]

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Making Tax Time Less Tedious

January 25, 2008 Amy 0

Well, it’s that time of year again, folks! Throughout the month of January those tax documents come trickling in and we all find ourselves facing that dreaded task of filing our taxes. In order to make things a little bit […]

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New Social Security/ID Theft Scam Hits Area

January 22, 2008 Misty 0

The Tri-State BBB has received recent reports from concerned citizens who have answered phone calls from individuals claiming to offer Medicare Medical IDs. This is a telephone scam aimed to trick people into giving their Social Security and bank account […]

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New Rules for Border Travel

January 21, 2008 Amy 1

As if the new passport rules, which caused some serious chaos with passport processing turn-around time, weren’t enough to complicate out-of-country travel, there are about to be more rules added for those who wish to cross the U.S. border. According […]

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Reaching That Resolution to Be Debt Free!

January 18, 2008 Amy 1

The BBB has put together some advice on how people facing financial problems can manage their debt: Nearly 75 percent of Americans envision themselves debt-free, excluding mortgages, at some point in their lives according to a recent survey by LendingTree, […]