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RefundPlease.com

March 23, 2007 Mary Beth 1

This site is a must for people who buy products from Amazon.com. 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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Mouseprint

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, […]

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Dating Service Advice

March 13, 2007 Mary Beth 0

There are a lot of places to receive advice about choosing the right dating service for you as well as how to best present yourself on these sites but I am going to take a different view on the matter. […]

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Enduring consumer urban legends (Part I)

March 9, 2007 Mary Beth 0

This issue pops up every once in a while. The reported deadline has been changing for years. Contrary to a popular email chain letter, cell phone numbers are not in any danger of being released to telemarketer, and you do […]

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BBB FAQs (Part I)

March 7, 2007 Mary Beth 0

This is the first in a series on frequently asked questions (as opposed to infrequently asked questions- someone once called to ask me where Barnes, KY is and how far it is from Evansville¦I hope it wasn’t you¦). What happens […]