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ID Theft Quiz

March 28, 2007 Mary Beth 1

Determine how well you are guarding against identity theft by taking this short quiz. (I got an 18!)

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Things we can’t do

March 28, 2007 Mary Beth 0

Here is a list of what the BBB cannot handle. If you have a problem in one of these areas, you can give us a call and we’ll try to recommend some avenue for you to pursue, but we can’t […]

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Credit Report 101

March 26, 2007 Mary Beth 2

By now I think it is common knowledge that every American is entitled to one free credit report a year, from each of the three major credit reporting agencies. The three agencies are Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax. They are required […]

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Want to Donate to a Charity? Contact the BBB first!

March 24, 2007 Alanna 1

Many people know that the Better Business Bureau provides Reliability Reports for businesses. But what about nonprofit organizations and charities that solicit for donations? The BBB reports on those entities too! The BBB has a national and local Charity Reporting […]

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March 23, 2007 Mary Beth 1

This site is a must for people who buy products from A little known fact about Amazon: if the item you bought decreases in price within 30 days of your purchase they will credit you back the difference. But […]

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2007 BBB Student of Integrity Awards

March 20, 2007 Mary Beth 0

I wanted to let everyone know about the latest program offered by the Better Business Bureau Education Foundation. The BBB will be presenting $1,000 scholarships to three current high school juniors who will be graduating in the 2007-2008 school year. […]

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ATM panic code

March 19, 2007 Mary Beth 0

There is a rumor circulating on the web that entering your ATM PIN code backwards will summon the police, in the event that you are being forced to withdraw money against your will. This would be rather cool, but unfortunately […]

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March 15, 2007 Mary Beth 1

We’ve all seen it before. An advertisement with an amazing offer that sounds too good to be true…and the tiny little print on the bottom which affirms that, yes, it is too good to be true. There is a site […]

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FAQ #2

March 14, 2007 Mary Beth 0

What types of complaints does the Better Business Bureau NOT handle? The Better Business Bureau does not handle complaints regarding: ¢ Employment practices ¢ Discrimination ¢ The prices charged for goods or services unless they involve misrepresentation The BBB will […]

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Consumer Myth

March 13, 2007 Mary Beth 0

Myth: Credit reports are private unless you authorize someone to review it. FACT: Potential employers, landlords, insurers and retailers may access credit reports as part of a background check. Every American is entitled to one free credit report a year, […]