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Product Recall Info Worth Reading, Parents.
By: Beth

Product Recall Info Worth Reading, Parents.

I haven't written a post listing recalls in a while, but given my Read More

Enough Said About Internet Auction Sites? Not Quite.
By: Beth

Enough Said About Internet Auction Sites? Not Quite.

Sometimes marketplace issues remain in the forefront of consumers minds.  Like the fake ch...

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BBB Advises Used Car Shoppers: Do Your Research or You Could Be Buying a Stolen car
Your BBB Wants You to Compliment a Deserving Business!
By: Beth

Your BBB Wants You to Compliment a Deserving Business!

I went to a popular Evansville store this morning on a work errand.  I was in a hurry, thinking of all I had to do that day, and hopi...

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Think Twice: Credit Card Chargebacks
By: Beth

Think Twice: Credit Card Chargebacks

It is no secret that consumers' relationships with credit card companies have been strained. Since the recent financial crisis called attention to...

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Brides-to-be: Read Here Before Mailing Your Invitations!
Wal-Mart Pulls Ad in Response to BBB Review
By: Beth

Wal-Mart Pulls Ad in Response to BBB Review

Since 1912, the BBB has been working to fight for Read More

We Can’t Say it Enough: Give Wisely!
By: Beth

We Can’t Say it Enough: Give Wisely!

I spoke to a senior citizen group at a church last month, sharing stories, in between bites of homemade chicken and dumplings, of common fraudulen...

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