Better Safe Than Sorry: Toys to Avoid This Christmas

December 6, 2016 Jackie 0

Your BBB® has found three helpful resources for parents this holiday season. The first resource is from Lisa Madigan, the Attorney General of Illinois and is entitled “Safe Shopping Guide.” The Guide contains information about recalls on unsafe toys, furniture […]

Tis the Season to be Generous – Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2016 Michael 0

The Tuesday following Thanksgiving has become known as Giving Tuesday. It is fitting since, for many people, the holidays are the time to make annual charitable donations. This is the time of year that people in the community really get […]

7 Important Changes Made to FTC Used Car Rule

November 17, 2016 Jackie 0

Complaints involving automobiles regularly appear in BBB’s Top 10 List of Complaint Categories. In both 2014 and 2015, complaints against used auto dealers were number 6 on the list. Your BBB® recently learned that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has […]

FTC Announces New ID Theft Report

November 9, 2016 Jackie 0

When your BBB® is out in the community making presentations to groups, there is almost always at least one person who has been the victim of identity theft. For many victims, it is difficult to know what to do first. […]

2.8 Million Samsung Washers Recalled

November 8, 2016 Michael 0

On November 4, 2016 the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of 2.8 million top-loading Samsung washing machines because of a risk of impact injuries. Your BBB® offers resolution with product defects. According to CPSC, the top of […]