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New Year Budgeting Tips: For the Big Holiday Spender
By: Mandi Ashby

New Year Budgeting Tips: For the Big Holiday Spender

Most of us at one point or another have “over spent” during the holiday season. In fact, 8 in 10 consumers admit they overspend on holiday purchases. (TD Bank Survey) Between the food, the gifts, a...

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Identity Theft Prevention Tips
By: Susan

Identity Theft Prevention Tips

Identity theft is a common and growing problem, and once personal information is compromised, the outcomes can be devastating. Information may be compromised by theft of personal documents, phishin...

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Phishing Scheme Twist
By: Tom

Phishing Scheme Twist

This morning your BBB received an e-mail that was rather suspicious, and stating the following, “Your pending payment was initiated as agreed. Kindly re-confirm your swift code immediately on attac...

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Check Those Checks
By: Michael

Check Those Checks

Your BBB is hearing of a new problem where criminals are calling and tricking children and guard...

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Some MoneyGram Customers to Receive Refunds
By: Michael

Some MoneyGram Customers to Receive Refunds

From 2004 through 2009, the Tri-State Better Business Bureau received many calls from people who were told they won money, but first had to go to Walmart, and send mon...

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Survey Reveals 77% of Consumers Have Financial Worries
By: Jackie

Survey Reveals 77% of Consumers Have Financial Worries

April is Financial Literacy Month, so it is fitting that the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association (NBPCA) ...

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CFPB Releases Complaint Data
By: Amanda

CFPB Releases Complaint Data

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced last week that they have released additional complaint data to the general public.  Read More

Financial Health Check Up
By: Tom

Financial Health Check Up

While looking on Twitter this morning, I came acro...

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