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Price Protectr

April 3, 2007 Mary Beth 0

In a previous post I mentioned the website RefundPlease, which tracks Amazon purchases and lets you know if the item you bought has a price reduction within 30 days so you can have Amazon refund the difference. Well, I just […]

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Sweepstakes Fun (Myth #7)

April 2, 2007 Mary Beth 0

Purchasing magazines improves your chances of winning a publisher sweepstakes. FACT: It is illegal for any type of sweepstakes promotion to require any kind of purchase or payment to enter. Entrants who do not purchase magazines must be given the […]

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What the BBB can do for you

March 30, 2007 Mary Beth 0

After the previous post about what we don’t do, I thought it might be nice to tell you what the BBB can do for you. In addition to providing consumer education services (like this blog, PSAs and speeches), we handle […]

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Work at Home Story

March 29, 2007 Mary Beth 3

It’s story time! The following presentation will introduce you all to Jane, a stay at home mom looking for work at home opportunities to allow her to continue to spend time with her kids while earning a little extra money…it […]

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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 […]