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Get Your Money Back from Western Union!
By: Andrew Erk
FYITips

Get Your Money Back from Western Union!

Over the past few years, it is no secret that scams have become more and more frequent. One of the most prominent ways for scammers to take advantage of consumers is to ask for money transfers. Som...

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Holiday Check List From Your BBB
By: Oana Schneider
FYITips

Holiday Check List From Your BBB

Christmas is almost here and your BBB couldn’t be more excited. But before we start decorating the house, shopping for presents and sampling eggnogs (hey, someone’s got to do it!), you may want to ...

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Thanksgiving and Black Friday Tips From Your BBB!
By: Andrew Erk

Thanksgiving and Black Friday Tips From Your BBB!

The Thanksgiving and Black Friday season is quickly approaching. Black Friday brings a plethora of holiday sales and the craziness of wading through hundreds of ads and sales to grab the right prod...

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It’s Time to Check Your Annual Credit Reports!
By: Andrew Erk

It’s Time to Check Your Annual Credit Reports!

Your BBB® wants to remind everyone in the tri-state area that checking your credit every year is a must. Credit reports may not always be fun to look at, but they are imperative for knowledge of yo...

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Watch Out for Nanny and Caregiver Imposter Scams!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Nanny and Caregiver Imposter Scams!

If you are looking for a nanny or caregiver job, your BBB® would like to warn you that there are plenty of scammers trying to take advantage of that. When researching websites like care.com or sitt...

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Watch Out for This New Grant Scam!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for This New Grant Scam!

Your BBB® has learned that there is a new spin on an old scam: scammers are impersonating the National Institutes of Health (NIH), calling consumers and telling them they’ve won a $14,000 governmen...

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Watch Out for International Document Scams!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for International Document Scams!

If you are traveling overseas this summer, there are a few things to keep in mind before you start packing. Your BBB® would like to warn everyone planning an international trip that scammers would ...

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Are Going Out of Business Deals Real?
By: Oana Schneider
FYITips

Are Going Out of Business Deals Real?

ATTENTION: The BBB advises merchants to read the BBB Code of Advertising before having a going out of business ...

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A Word From the IRS: It’s Not Too Late to File Your Taxes!
By: Oana Schneider
FYITips

A Word From the IRS: It’s Not Too Late to File Your Taxes!

Your BBB® would like to remind everyone who hasn’t filed their taxes yet that all is not lost: according to the IRS, the April deadline doesn’t mean you lose your right to file your taxes, it just ...

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