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Let Me Borrow Your Credit Card?
By: Michael

Let Me Borrow Your Credit Card?

Your BBB® regularly hears from people being asked by mail to deposit checks and keep some of the money. While mail is the usual form, postal inspectors have found youn...

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Union Workers Credit Services Settles CFPB Lawsuit
By: Jackie

Union Workers Credit Services Settles CFPB Lawsuit

In response to thousands of complaints filed by consumers with the Better Business Bureau and law enforcement agencies, the Read More

5 Tips to Keep Your Cash Safer This Year
By: Susan

5 Tips to Keep Your Cash Safer This Year

Savvy consumers are always looking for new ways to protect their cash and keep their accounts safe from the access of hackers or thieves. Here are a few top tips, whic...

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One in Four Credit Reports Have Wrong Information
CFPB Proposes Scorecard to Protect Students from Dangerous Banking Products
By: Wes

CFPB Proposes Scorecard to Protect Students from Dangerous Banking Products

For years the federal government has voiced their disapproval of the way the relationship between the financial industry and higher education institutions target stude...

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Protecting Your Credit Report with a Credit Freeze
By: Amanda

Protecting Your Credit Report with a Credit Freeze

Data breaches seem to be announced a lot recently, and you may be wondering what you can do to help protect your personal information from being used for ID theft. You...

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Synthetic ID Theft: Fastest Growing ID Fraud in U.S.
By: Jackie

Synthetic ID Theft: Fastest Growing ID Fraud in U.S.

There is a new type of ID theft in the United States called synthetic ID theft, your BBB has learned. According to a Read More

Credit Card And Shipping Fraud
By: Tom

Credit Card And Shipping Fraud

From time to time, your Tri-State BBB hears from various law enforcement agencies r...

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Do You Need to Improve Your Financial Health?
By: Amanda

Do You Need to Improve Your Financial Health?

We continue to hear on the news that many Americans are in debt due to student loans, credit cards and various other things. Your BBB would like to remind you that thi...

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