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That’s Not Equifax Calling You!
By: Oana Schneider

That’s Not Equifax Calling You!

If the phone rings and someone claims it’s Equifax calling you, hang up immediately. Your BBB has learned that scammers are now taking advantage of the Equifax data breach, calling people to suppos...

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September Is National Preparedness Month: Time to Take Action!
By: Oana Schneider
FYINews

September Is National Preparedness Month: Time to Take Action!

Your BBB® would like to remind everyone that September is National Preparedness Month, so a few tips on preparing your household for emergencies could come in handy. In light of recent events, with...

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It’s Time to Check Your Annual Credit Reports!
By: Andrew Erk

It’s Time to Check Your Annual Credit Reports!

Your BBB® wants to remind everyone in the tri-state area that checking your credit every year is a must. Credit reports may not always be fun to look at, but they are imperative for knowledge of yo...

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IRS Warns Against an IRS/FBI Ransomware Phishing Attack
By: Andrew Erk

IRS Warns Against an IRS/FBI Ransomware Phishing Attack

Your BBB was made aware of a large phishing scam that is taking place across the United States. Scammers are using the logos of both the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and Internal Revenue ...

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Time to Check Up on Your 401k!
By: Oana Schneider
FAQFYI

Time to Check Up on Your 401k!

If you think 401k plans are running on cruise control most of the time, your BBB® would like to inform you that it may not be the case anymore. The way it works is: you get automatically enrolled w...

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Your Internet Search History Will Be Up For Sale: Protect Yourself!
By: Oana Schneider

Your Internet Search History Will Be Up For Sale: Protect Yourself!

Your BBB would like to bring something to your attention. If you think your browser search history is protected by law, you will probably be surprised to find out that this is no longer the case. I...

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College Students Are Very Susceptible To ID Theft, Reports Say
By: Oana Schneider

College Students Are Very Susceptible To ID Theft, Reports Say

While settling into your new dorm room, you may want to take a few minutes and protect your personal information. Your BBB would like to warn both students and parents that thieves are using high a...

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Watch Out for Nanny and Caregiver Imposter Scams!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for Nanny and Caregiver Imposter Scams!

If you are looking for a nanny or caregiver job, your BBB® would like to warn you that there are plenty of scammers trying to take advantage of that. When researching websites like care.com or sitt...

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Watch Out for This New Grant Scam!
By: Oana Schneider

Watch Out for This New Grant Scam!

Your BBB® has learned that there is a new spin on an old scam: scammers are impersonating the National Institutes of Health (NIH), calling consumers and telling them they’ve won a $14,000 governmen...

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