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BBB Warns: Social Media Scams Are On The Rise
By: Amanda

BBB Warns: Social Media Scams Are On The Rise

Today, your BBB® heard the tale of another consumer who was approached by a fraudster on social media.  This fraudster sent a friend request to our consumer who informed BBB that it was an “old hig...

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Have You Been Hacked?
By: Amanda

Have You Been Hacked?

Most forms of communication now seem to take place electronically. Those forms are often password protected, but what happens if your password isn’t good enough?  If y...

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Believe It Or Not, Now Is the Time to Think About Air Conditioning
By: Amanda

Believe It Or Not, Now Is the Time to Think About Air Conditioning

It’s still winter, so why worry about air conditioning? BBB recommends planning ahead now, while temperatures are low, to make sure that your air conditioner is workin...

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Financial Health Check Up
Catfishing – Perils Of Online Dating
Using Twitter and a Blog to Increase Your Job Prospects
By: Michael

Using Twitter and a Blog to Increase Your Job Prospects

Many people are increasingly marketing themselves through the use of Twitte...

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Pin Your Consumers’ Interest – Pinterest Captivates the Visual Audience
By: Susan

Pin Your Consumers’ Interest – Pinterest Captivates the Visual Audience

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have dominated the world of social media. However, it’s time to make way for a new, growing social media outlet that’s pe...

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Social Networking Safety Tips
By: Michael

Social Networking Safety Tips

Perhaps one of the most under-utilized services the BBB offers is our collection of 214 consu...

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