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BBB® Charity Reporting System
By: Tom
FYINewsTips

BBB® Charity Reporting System

It seems that many of us are bombarded by organizations seeking our financial assistance for medical research, disaster relief, or by other fraternal or philanthropic ...

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Tips to Avoid a Hair-Raising Halloween Shopping Experience
By: Amanda
FYINews

Tips to Avoid a Hair-Raising Halloween Shopping Experience

Buying or renting a Halloween costume this season? You’re not alone. According to the National Retail Federation, a Read More

2016 National Cyber Security Awareness Month
By: Jackie

2016 National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Did you know that more than one-third of U.S. consumers have experienced a computer virus, hacking incident or other cyber attack in the last year? This startling fact...

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Brad Pitt Is Dead! Another Hoax on Social Media.
By: Tom
FYINews

Brad Pitt Is Dead! Another Hoax on Social Media.

The latest celebrity hoax that’s going around is the story that Brad Pitt died.  Your BBB® wants to affirm that Brad Pitt is alive and well.  The hoax says that he die...

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Fall Has Arrived, and Winter is Around the Corner. Is Your HVAC System Ready?
By: Amanda
FYITips

Fall Has Arrived, and Winter is Around the Corner. Is Your HVAC System Ready?

September 22nd was the first day of fall, and we can already feel the nip in the air.  It is a refreshing change after the dog days of summer, but all too o...

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Global Mass Mailing Fraud Schemes Halted
By: Jackie

Global Mass Mailing Fraud Schemes Halted

Many of the consumers who come to your BBB® bring letters they have received telling them they have won a large sum of money. They want to know if the offers are legit...

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Changes Coming to the Use of Antibiotics
By: Michael

Changes Coming to the Use of Antibiotics

The United Nations passed its first resolution to combat antibiotic resistance, killing 700,000 people annually, 23,000 in the U.S. each year. Antibiotic resistant inf...

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Falls Prevention Awareness Day