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Work at Home Story
By: Mary Beth

Work at Home Story

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 earn...

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ID Theft Quiz
By: Mary Beth

ID Theft Quiz

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
By: Mary Beth
FAQ

Things we can’t do

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 process the ...

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Credit Report 101
By: Mary Beth

Credit Report 101

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, Tran...

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Want to Donate to a Charity?  Contact the BBB first!
By: Alanna

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

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 rep...

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RefundPlease.com
By: Mary Beth

RefundPlease.com

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...

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2007 BBB Student of Integrity Awards
By: Mary Beth

2007 BBB Student of Integrity Awards

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 junior...

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ATM panic code
By: Mary Beth

ATM panic code

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 r...

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