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Can You Trust a Door-to-Door Meat Salesman?
By: Beth

Can You Trust a Door-to-Door Meat Salesman?

From time to time, we see door-to-door salesmen making their rounds selling any number of different pro...

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What to Know About Avoid Disputes with Consumer Finance and Loan Companies
By: Beth

What to Know About Avoid Disputes with Consumer Finance and Loan Companies

As a part of your BBB's series on our types of business receiving the mo...

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BBB Advice for Getting Deals on Collective Buying Sites
By: Beth

BBB Advice for Getting Deals on Collective Buying Sites

Everyone is looking for ways to pinch pennies and collective buying Web sites are becoming an extremely...

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FTC Launches New Debt Collection Video
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By: Michelle

FTC Launches New Debt Collection Video

In continuation of the "Money Matters" blog posted last Thursday by Susan, the FTC has launched a consumer education video on debt collection. Watch the video below....

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Hooray for the FTC! “Money Matters”  provides great Consumer Resource
By: Susan

Hooray for the FTC! “Money Matters” provides great Consumer Resource

I am always amazed at the vast amount of information provided on our Federal Trade Commission's website! Today, I came across a great tab available in their Quick Finder area, called Money Matters...

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Cell Phones and Service Contracts “ A Perfect Match or Troubled Pair
By: Susan

Cell Phones and Service Contracts “ A Perfect Match or Troubled Pair

Recently I saw an article discussing a consumer's complaint with cell phones. They were perplexed as to why equipment, completely necessary to utilize a service contract, would not be covered withi...

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BBB Lists Top 10 Scams and Rip-Offs of 2009: Free trial offers and scams that take advantage of tough economic times dominate the list
By: Susan

BBB Lists Top 10 Scams and Rip-Offs of 2009: Free trial offers and scams that take advantage of tough economic times dominate the list

For Immediate Release from the Tri-State Better Business Bureau: Evansville, IN“ January 6, 2010 - Better Business Bureau today released a list of the top 10 scams and rip-offs of 2009. Not surp...

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BBB Small Business Advice: Five Tips for Ensuring Social Media Success in 2010
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By: Susan

BBB Small Business Advice: Five Tips for Ensuring Social Media Success in 2010

One New Year's resolution that many small business owners are making is to increase their use of social media to promote their business online through sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. Bett...

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