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Phishing in Our Inbox

November 19, 2007 Amy 0

Everyone is a target in the twisted minds of those fraud-loving phishers, ladies and gentlemen! Recently, we were the recipients of phishing email claiming to be from the Telephone Workers Credit Union (TWCU), which is a credit union out of […]

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November Is…

November 14, 2007 Amy 0

As illustrated in an October post, each month brings with it some sort of call for awareness, and November (even with all of its upcoming holiday rumblings) is no exception. November is… American Diabetes Month Diabetic Eye Disease Month National […]

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Important Info for Struggling Homeowners!

November 2, 2007 Amy 1

The Center for Responsible Lending has sent out information regarding two bills that may be voted on in the very near future: Congress is actively considering two bills that will help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure and enact common-sense lending rules […]

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TJX Data Breach: Double Trouble

October 29, 2007 Amy 0

According to a recent article in USA Today, the number of compromised credit cards in the TJX data breach (which involved T J Maxx and Marshalls stores, among others) has more than doubled according to new court files! According to […]

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Beware of Latest Work-at-Home Scams!

August 31, 2007 Amy 1

According to a MyIdentityTheftExpert.com article titled “Mules wanted: no experience necessary” there seems to be a new face for a relatively old international money transferring scam: One thing we know about cybercriminals is that they’re creative, and the most recent […]

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Consumer Alert!

August 9, 2007 Amy 0

People in the Tri-State area have been getting phone calls from unnamed individuals who address them by name and claim they are from the bank. The caller then informs them that their bank account number is being changed and tells […]

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Kudos the the BBB Wise Giving Alliance!

August 1, 2007 Alanna 0

The Nonprofit Times includes H. Art Taylor in its list of the Top 50 leaders shaping the nonprofit world–The NPT Power & Influence Top 50. Taylor is the President & CEO of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance (WGA). Our BBB […]

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2007 BBB Student of Integrity Awards

March 20, 2007 Mary Beth 0

I wanted to let everyone know about the latest program offered by the Better Business Bureau Education Foundation. The BBB will be presenting $1,000 scholarships to three current high school juniors who will be graduating in the 2007-2008 school year. […]

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Welcome!

March 5, 2007 Mary Beth 0

Welcome to BBBConsumerEducation.com! This blog is brought to you by the Tri-State Better Business Bureau headquartered in Evansville, Indiana. Here, we intend to engage in a more direct conversation with consumers, in the hope that our tips and advice may […]