Back-to-School Scams

August 29, 2016 Cathy 0

The dog days of summer are about over and it’s time for the school bells to ring!  In my day, that meant new plaid skirts and jumpers, loafers and shiny lunch boxes with the latest cartoon character on them.  Not […]

Avoid These Scams Aimed at College Students

August 12, 2016 Amanda 0

Most high school around our area are now back in session; colleges will soon follow.  If you are an incoming freshman or a returning college student, be aware that according to a new study conducted by BBB® millennials are more […]

New Version of IRS Scam Aimed at College Students

June 3, 2016 Amanda 0

Your BBB® has written several articles on the IRS scam already.  Recently, we’ve learned of a new version of the scam aimed at college students.  According to the Federal Trade Commission, scammers posing as IRS agents are trying to trick […]

Managing Student Loans

May 10, 2016 Michael 0

According to a Boston Globe article, about 70 percent of this year’s college grads will have student loans. For the class of 2014, average student debt was just shy of $29,000. Graduates who go on to work in public service […]

2015-16 FBI-SOS Internet Challenge Now Open to Schools

September 16, 2015 Jackie 0

Your BBB® has learned that the FBI free school-based internet safety program is now open for the 2015-16 school year. Called the “FBI-SOS (Safe Online Surfing) Internet Challenge,” the program educates students in grades 3-8 on cyber safety and promotes […]

Looking for a Summer Job? Watch Out for Schemes

May 29, 2015 Amanda 0

School is out for most, and with the passing of Memorial Day, summer has officially started. For those seeking a job this summer, your BBB® offers the following potential signs of an employment scheme. No interview or application. Be careful […]