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Back-to-School Scams
By: Cathy

Back-to-School Scams

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 wi...

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Avoid These Scams Aimed at College Students
By: Amanda

Avoid These Scams Aimed at College Students

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 acc...

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Financial Education Program Teaches Kids about Money
By: Jackie

Financial Education Program Teaches Kids about Money

Your BBB® has learned that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has scheduled a webinar to introduce its Money Smart program for kids of all ages. The webi...

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New Version of IRS Scam Aimed at College Students
By: Amanda

New Version of IRS Scam Aimed at College Students

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.  Read More

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FTC Issues Warning About High School Diploma Scams
By: Jackie

FTC Issues Warning About High School Diploma Scams

Many adults who didn’t graduate from high school for one reason or another are realizing the value of having a high school diploma and are looking for ways to get thei...

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2015-16 FBI-SOS Internet Challenge Now Open to Schools
By: Jackie

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

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) Interne...

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BBB Begins Accepting Student Scholarship Applications Monday
By: Amanda

BBB Begins Accepting Student Scholarship Applications Monday

Most students have recently gone back to school, and while you may think it is too early to think about the future, high school seniors may already be thinking about c...

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Early Work Experience Can Reap Future Benefits
By: Cathy

Early Work Experience Can Reap Future Benefits

Can it be? Is summer really almost over? One look at my fading flower garden is all it takes to ensure that is the case. As the school year starts, many students will ...

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