The Beacon

Providing Help through the Consumer Journey

In Partnership with:

What We Do

Our Sponsors

Recent Articles

SIM Swapping Scams
By: Michael

SIM Swapping Scams

Your BBB® has learned of a type of scam occurring. We wanted to make our readers aware that if your phone stops working, it could just be your battery, or something mu...

Read More
How Can It Be Wrong When It Feels So Right?
By: Tom
FYINewsScams

How Can It Be Wrong When It Feels So Right?

This past week we had a couple of visitors in our office where the ex-wife is involved with a possible romance scam with someone claiming to be a General located in Ni...

Read More
Tips to Consider With Pet Insurance
By: Susan
FYINews

Tips to Consider With Pet Insurance

Many consumers care for their household pets as if they were another human family member. Some are looking closer at the ingredients in their food, considering special...

Read More
Telemarketing Sales Rule Amendments Put New Limits on Telemarketers
29 Million Dressers Recalled
By: Michael
FYINews

29 Million Dressers Recalled

Your BBB® has learned that the CPSC and IKEA recently announced a full recall of 29 million top-heavy Malm dressers and chests, plus Read More

Look It’s Your ISP or Maybe Not
By: Michael
FYIScamsTips

Look It’s Your ISP or Maybe Not

Your BBB® is receiving calls daily from people who are having their important computer files held for ransom. Our advice is to never believe any pop-up messages on the...

Read More
Beware of Lottery and Sweepstakes Scams
By: Susan

Beware of Lottery and Sweepstakes Scams

Recently our BBB® heard about a common scam resurfacing in our area. This scam, and some very similar, have been around for many years, but new twists or popularity se...

Read More
Choosing a Credit Card