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BBB Warns that iPad Scammers Are Already at Work
By: Beth

BBB Warns that iPad Scammers Are Already at Work

Even before the iPad was released to the public, scammers were busy devising ways to take advantage of early adopters. Better Business Bureau warn...

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Thinking of Listing Your Property for Sale Online? Read Here First!
By: Beth

Thinking of Listing Your Property for Sale Online? Read Here First!

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) wants to remind us that fraudulent offers and deceptive schem...

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New Rules and Your Gift Cards
By: Beth

New Rules and Your Gift Cards

Last week the Federal Reserve Board released the final rules regarding gift cards. According to the pre...

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BBB Advises Caution to Consumers Believing They Have Received a Call from the IRS
By: Beth

BBB Advises Caution to Consumers Believing They Have Received a Call from the IRS

The Better Business Bureau recently received a call from a concerned consumer, leery of an alleged call...

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Steps Towards Reducing Problems with Door-to-Door Alarm Sales
By: Beth

Steps Towards Reducing Problems with Door-to-Door Alarm Sales

It isn't unusual to receive complaints at our office from Tri-State consumers claiming an out-of-town s...

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“A Donor’s Handbook”, Part 3 (Telemarketing)
By: Beth

“A Donor’s Handbook”, Part 3 (Telemarketing)

Telemarketing is often the most difficult kind of solicitation to handle.  You know you're...

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A Donor’s Handbook, Part 2 (Internet and Mail Appeals)
By: Beth

A Donor’s Handbook, Part 2 (Internet and Mail Appeals)

“A Donor’s Handbook”, Part 1 (Texting Donations)
By: Beth

“A Donor’s Handbook”, Part 1 (Texting Donations)

Options for donors are growing as quickly as the number of charities soliciting.  Many individuals want to be involved in a cause but don't know w...

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