Celebrating Veteran’s Day

November 11, 2012 Tom 0

November 11, 1918 at 11:00, World War I. ended.  Originally the day was known as Armistice Day, and Congress officially recognized this day as such in 1926.  It was declared a national holiday in 1938.  Shortly thereafter, war broke out […]

Memorial Day 2012

May 28, 2012 Tom 0

Today, May 28, is Memorial Day, a day on which we commemorate and honor those service men and women who sacrificed their lives not only for our nation, but for the individual liberties guaranteed by the Constitution.  Memorial Day gives […]

NCPW-Financial Field Manual for Military Families

March 7, 2012 Amanda 0

Since 2004, BBB Military Line has supported our military communities with free services such as financial readiness classes, outreach activities, information, data collection and dispute resolution. Local BBBs across the U.S. work with military installations to provide information on financial […]

New Twist on Grandparent Scam: Targeting Military

November 17, 2011 Beth 0

Even though we’ve talked to hundreds of senior citizens about marketplace scams this year, our work is not complete.  I spoke with several seniors last week during a speaking event who had nearly fallen for the grandparent scam. One woman […]

BBB Issues Warning About Veterans’ Day Scams

November 11, 2011 Beth 0

“Most cynical scams” take advantage of those who serve and those who support them Some of the most cynical scams target service members, their families and veterans, warns the Better Business Bureau. Veterans’ Day is a key opportunity for scammers […]

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Scams Targeting the Military

May 30, 2011 Beth 0

In recognition of Memorial Day, we’d like to share these tips from our friends at the Boston BBB: From This Memorial Day, BBB Warns of Scams that Target the Military With Memorial Day approaching, the thoughts of many Americans turn […]