2015 National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 22, 2015 Jackie 0

During this month of October, your BBB joins more than 400 universities, colleges, businesses, government agencies and associations to promote the 12th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). National Cyber Security Awareness Month is sponsored by the Department of […]

Recalls Issued for Various Consumer Products

September 23, 2015 Jackie 0

There have been several product recalls in the month of September, and your BBB® would like to pass along information about them. Here are ten of the most recent consumer product recalls this month from the Consumer Protection Safety Commission […]

Prepare for the Unexpected

September 2, 2015 Michael 0

Power Outages, Winter Storms, Earthquakes, Tornadoes, Floods, Drought, water contamination, Extreme Heat, Accidental Hazards, Terrorist Hazards, Pandemics, Home Fires and other disasters can take place with little to no notice. What if you had no water, food or necessary medications? […]

Have You Heard About These Recalls?

August 6, 2015 Jackie 0

We’ve all heard about the massive Takata air bag recall and the Fiat Chrysler recall (http://www.safercar.gov/rs/index.html), but several recalls have been announced recently that you may not have heard about. The recalls involve various products and a food item. From […]

$120 Million for 234,000 Employees

July 6, 2015 Michael 0

While your BBB® doesn’t handle disputes relating to employment and work safety, we often refer callers to the appropriate state and federal labor boards. If you ever worked at a job where you didn’t get paid correctly, or didn’t get […]

FCC Seeks to Expand Lifeline Program

June 19, 2015 Amanda 0

Your BBB® has previously written about the Federal Communications Commission’s Lifeline program. Yesterday, we learned that the FCC has taken a step toward expanding that program to include broadband internet access. Lifeline is “a government program funded by the Universal […]

How Recalls Work, or Don’t

June 16, 2015 Michael 0

Your BBB® regularly receives calls about defective products. How to best solve them varies depending on the type of product. While manufacturers — try hard to get it right the first time, sometimes things just go wrong; a design flaw, […]

FTC Announces New ID Theft Resource

June 12, 2015 Jackie 0

A charge shows up on your credit card statement that you don’t recognize, and in checking it out, you learn that your identity has been stolen. But what should you do? Your BBB® has learned that the Federal Trade Commission […]

Tech-Savvy Tips for Brides on a Budget

June 3, 2015 Susan 0

Weddings are typically very expensive, but with all the technology that’s available, it’s no surprise that tech-savvy, resourceful brides have found ways to save money on their event. Our BBB® found many tech-savvy tips online and wanted to share them […]