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Memorial Day Scams Target Military, Families, and Supporters
By: Susan

Memorial Day Scams Target Military, Families, and Supporters

Memorial Day is a time to honor past and present service members and remember those who have died for their country. But sadly, it has also become a key opportunity fo...

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Protect Your Move and Yourself During National Moving Month
By: Susan

Protect Your Move and Yourself During National Moving Month

May is National Moving Month and the start of the busiest time of year for changing residences…which means unlicensed movers and dishonest fraudsters are waiting to ta...

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Get Rich Quick?—Not So Fast!
By: Jackie

Get Rich Quick?—Not So Fast!

Make $150 an hour!  Solve puzzles & earn money! Start a Home Business with 5-Figure Potential!  Yes, the offers are everywhere promising you an easy way to make lo...

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Do You Qualify for a Government Grant?
By: Jason

Do You Qualify for a Government Grant?

This question is pertinent as many consumers in our area have received calls claiming that they have been awarded a government grant. Read More

Another Service Provided By Your BBB
By: Tom

Another Service Provided By Your BBB

Over the years we’ve provided information regarding various topics that affect residents of our Tri-State area.  But you may not be aware that we provide another servi...

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Do You Know How Your Money is Doing?
IRS: Beware of Phony Refund Scheme
By: Tom

IRS: Beware of Phony Refund Scheme

The IRS recently provided information through its website regarding fraudulent offers regarding tax filings and refunds.  Among those targeted are senior citizens, wor...

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$25 Billion in Relief for Distressed Borrowers
By: Michael

$25 Billion in Relief for Distressed Borrowers

All states except for Oklahoma reached a settlement with the country’s five largest loan servicers. A special web site has been set up at Read More