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Intro to FDIC Insurance

May 11, 2007 Mary Beth 0

We’ve all seen the little signs at the bank proclaiming that they are FDIC Insured but do you really know what that means? Jonathon over at My Money Blog has an excellent post on the subject. What Does the FDIC […]

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What if they ignore me?

April 12, 2007 Mary Beth 0

Continuation of the frequently asked questions series… What if the company ignores my complaint? Occasionally, the Better Business Bureau may be unable to obtain any cooperation from the company. A pattern of unanswered or unresolved complaints becomes a part of […]

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What the BBB can do for you

March 30, 2007 Mary Beth 0

After the previous post about what we don’t do, I thought it might be nice to tell you what the BBB can do for you. In addition to providing consumer education services (like this blog, PSAs and speeches), we handle […]

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Things we can’t do

March 28, 2007 Mary Beth 0

Here is a list of what the BBB cannot handle. If you have a problem in one of these areas, you can give us a call and we’ll try to recommend some avenue for you to pursue, but we can’t […]

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Credit Report 101

March 26, 2007 Mary Beth 2

By now I think it is common knowledge that every American is entitled to one free credit report a year, from each of the three major credit reporting agencies. The three agencies are Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax. They are required […]

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FAQ #2

March 14, 2007 Mary Beth 0

What types of complaints does the Better Business Bureau NOT handle? The Better Business Bureau does not handle complaints regarding: ¢ Employment practices ¢ Discrimination ¢ The prices charged for goods or services unless they involve misrepresentation The BBB will […]

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BBB FAQs (Part I)

March 7, 2007 Mary Beth 0

This is the first in a series on frequently asked questions (as opposed to infrequently asked questions- someone once called to ask me where Barnes, KY is and how far it is from Evansville¦I hope it wasn’t you¦). What happens […]