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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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Dipping Into Retirement Fund Can Be Costly

When finances get tight, it can be tempting to suspend contributions or withdraw funds from your retirement account. Although some plans allow you to use these funds in case of a financial hardship, tapping into your retirement nest egg can … Continue reading

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The Worst Disaster is Not Having a Plan

Disasters – natural or human-made – are in the news almost everyday. Wildfires and major weather events may capture the headlines, but a grease fire, backed-up sewer or electrical outage can be just as devastating for businesses of all sizes. … Continue reading

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