Category Archives: BBB

Don’t Let Goblins Trick You into Unsafe Online Shopping

Online shopping retail sales are predicted to grow steadily to $370 billion in 2017, up from $231 billion in 2012, according to Forrester Research. If you are among the growing number of people browsing and shopping online, you’ll want to … Continue reading

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BBB Institute Announces New Advisory Board Chair and Members

Stephen M. Laine, owner of MKO Financial in Fort Collins, has been appointed chairman of the Better Business Bureau® Institute for Marketplace Trust Board of Advisors for 2014-15. New to the BBB Institute Board of Advisors this year are Nathan … Continue reading

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BBB Warns About Ebola Scams and Schemes

Arlington, VA (October 16, 2014) – Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about a variety of Ebola-related scams and problematic fundraisers that have emerged recently. BBB Wise Giving Alliance is working with BBB Serving Dallas and Northeast Texas, where the … Continue reading

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Local BBB Receives Award of Excellence

Better Business Bureau® Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming received an Award of Excellence at the September 2014 International Assembly of BBBs in New Orleans. The award is in recognition of the roll out of the BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust … Continue reading

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BBB Advises Watching Out for ‘Pinkwashing’

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and many products are being promoted as benefiting charities dedicated to cancer research or survivor assistance. But some pink products may be providing limited benefits to charities, BBB advises. “While many pink-adorned products have … Continue reading

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Cyber Security Begins With You

Take a minute and answer the following true or false questions: It’s safe to open any and all email attachments. “S” in “htpps” means the website is secure. 12345678 is a strong password. Answers: false, true, false. In celebration of … Continue reading

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BBB Warns About Phony IRS Calls

If you receive a phone call from the Internal Revenue Service demanding payment, it’s OK to hang up, according to the Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming. BBB has seen a spike in calls and emails this fall … Continue reading

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BBB Tips for Finding Reliable Computer Tech

Many people can’t go a day without using their computers or tablets, whether for personal or business use. And many people can’t afford to pop for a new laptop whenever their current one goes haywire.   Before you ditch your … Continue reading

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Scammers Use “Most Dangerous Celebrities” as Click Bait to Fool Consumers

Jimmy Kimmel tops list; BBB and McAfee warn that these celebrities were most used in recent click bait scams Scammers Use “Most Dangerous Celebrities” as Click Bait to Fool Consumers Jimmy Kimmel tops list; BBB and McAfee warn that these … Continue reading

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’Tis the Season to Winterize Just About Everything

Fall’s arrival heralds in the season for sprinkler blowouts, furnace checkups, even getting boats and RVs winterized. If you prefer to hand the task over to the experts, Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming offers the following tips … Continue reading

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