Stop Paying for These Free Services!

July 17, 2017 Oana Schneider 0

Your BBB® would like to remind tri-state residents that some services are available free of charge, so make sure to check before writing a check! Here are a few services that you might currently be paying for, but don’t have […]

Global Mass Mailing Fraud Schemes Halted

September 28, 2016 Jackie 0

Many of the consumers who come to your BBB® bring letters they have received telling them they have won a large sum of money. They want to know if the offers are legitimate. Unfortunately, in most cases, they are not. […]

Changes Coming to the Use of Antibiotics

September 27, 2016 Michael 0

The United Nations passed its first resolution to combat antibiotic resistance, killing 700,000 people annually, 23,000 in the U.S. each year. Antibiotic resistant infections are on track to outpace cancer as a leading cause of death globally by 2050. Your […]

Falls Prevention Awareness Day

September 21, 2016 Jackie 0

Did you know that according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every 11 seconds an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall, and every 19 minutes an older adult dies from a […]

Beware of Lottery and Sweepstakes Scams

June 23, 2016 Susan 0

Recently our BBB® heard about a common scam resurfacing in our area. This scam, and some very similar, have been around for many years, but new twists or popularity seem to cause increases in victims from time to time. The […]

Your Medication Prescriptions are No Secret

March 24, 2016 Michael 0

An article in Consumer Reports tells how our medical information is not as private as many would like. When you fill a prescription, you may assume your medication is between you, the pharmacist, and your doctor. But a surprising number […]

Saving on Prescription Medications

January 4, 2016 Susan 0

As many of us look for new ways to cut costs and budget better in the New Year, prescription medication costs, and the possibility of raising prices, can be an area of concern. Your BBB® would like to share with […]

Get with the Plan

November 4, 2015 Michael 0

Fall Open Enrollment is the time of year when you can change your Medicare coverage by joining a new Medicare Advantage plan, joining a new stand-alone prescription drug plan (PDP), add a Medigap insurance policy, or return to Original Medicare […]

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Medicare Scare

October 21, 2015 Michael 0

With the dramatic increase over the last year of callers claiming to be either the IRS or U.S. Department of Treasury, Your BBB cautions consumers to be on alert for potential schemes targeting seniors during Medicare’s open enrollment period, from […]

Apps for Investing

October 1, 2015 Susan 0

We’ve all heard the statement “There’s an app for that,” and with investing, there’s no exception. Whether you want to check on your retirement portfolio, buy or sell stocks or review your investments, there are more and more apps available […]