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Tri-State BBB Warns of Recurring Scams
By: Cathy

Tri-State BBB Warns of Recurring Scams

Happy New Year! To keep your New Year happy and safe, the BBB® wishes to remind you of some recurring scams that continue to ta...

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Beware of These Common Holiday Scams
By: Cathy

Beware of These Common Holiday Scams

Your BBB® would like to wish everyone a very Happy Holiday Season! In order to keep yours merry and bright, we want you to be aware that Santa isn’t the only one keepi...

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What to Do When You Don’t Recognize a Debt
By: Amanda

What to Do When You Don’t Recognize a Debt

Money sometimes can run a little tight during the holidays as we stretch our budgets to accommodate presents and travel, and it can be even tighter if you have debt co...

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Top Ten Scams of 2015
Giving or Receiving a Gift Card
By: Amanda

Giving or Receiving a Gift Card

  We all have those hard to buy for people in our lives, and sometimes instead of trying to find something they’ll like, we purchase a gift card to their favor...

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Are You Being Charged More Due to Poor Credit History?
By: Jackie

Are You Being Charged More Due to Poor Credit History?

Most of us are aware that for the purchase of large ticket items or service for cable, Internet, cell phone, companies generally check a consumer’s credit report. But your BBB would like to make co...

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New Call Blocking Options
FTC Announces Winners of Robocall Blocking Contest
By: Jackie

FTC Announces Winners of Robocall Blocking Contest

Every day your BBB® hears from consumers regarding relentless robocalls, and we have posted several blogs on the topic including Tuesday’s blog post “Read More