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Unless You Know Someone There, Don’t Answer Calls from These Area Codes
By: Tom
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Unless You Know Someone There, Don’t Answer Calls from These Area Codes

Recently the Indiana Attorney General, Greg Zoeller, provided information regarding calls from area codes from whence many scams originate.  Your BBB® also wants you t...

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Avoid These Scams Aimed at College Students
By: Amanda

Avoid These Scams Aimed at College Students

Most high school around our area are now back in session; colleges will soon follow.  If you are an incoming freshman or a returning college student, be aware that acc...

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Protecting Yourself Against Medical Identity Theft
By: Tom
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Protecting Yourself Against Medical Identity Theft

Many consumers take steps every day to protect their identity and financial information, but what about probably one of the most sinister forms of identity theft, medi...

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Financial Education Program Teaches Kids about Money
By: Jackie

Financial Education Program Teaches Kids about Money

Your BBB® has learned that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has scheduled a webinar to introduce its Money Smart program for kids of all ages. The webi...

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Ransomware Threat Growing Larger and More Costly
By: Michael
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Ransomware Threat Growing Larger and More Costly

Your BBB® is hearing from more people having their computers held hostage due to ransomware. Ransomware is the process where your computer is locked in such a way that...

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Refinancing Your Vehicle
By: Tom
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Refinancing Your Vehicle

Perhaps you bought your dream car or truck, and suddenly, you’ve fallen on tough times and you’re having difficulty making those payments.  Maybe it’s time to consider...

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Card Fraud Affects Nearly Half of U.S. Consumers
By: Michael

Card Fraud Affects Nearly Half of U.S. Consumers

Your BBB® has learned that a new report indicates that many people are affected by credit fraud throughout the world.  Mexico leads in card fraud at 56 percent, follow...

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FTC Nixes Sales Pitch Disguised as a Review
By: Jackie
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FTC Nixes Sales Pitch Disguised as a Review

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just announced that Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc. agreed to settle charges that it “deceived consumers during a marketing ca...

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