Category Archives: BBB

Let the Planting Commence

Mother’s Day traditionally heralds the beginning of the “safe” time to start planting flowers in your gardens, containers and hanging baskets. And it usually means crowded aisles at your favorite garden centers. Plants don’t always come cheap and the cost … Continue reading

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Shop With Confidence for Mother’s Day

Flowers, jewelry, spa days and brunch at nice restaurants are all ways we show the special moms in our lives how much they’re appreciated year-round. Better Business Bureau advises checking out a business before handing over your credit card to … Continue reading

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Nepal Earthquake Donation Tips

Arlington, VA – The devastating earthquake in Nepal over the weekend has already touched the hearts of millions of Americans who want to support disaster relief through donations. BBB Wise Giving Alliance advises donors to avoid being taken advantage of … Continue reading

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Know the Red Flags Before Hiring Contractor

When you’ve finally decided to embark on a home project, it’s human nature to want to get it done as soon as possible. And, because you’re in a hurry and don’t take time to check out contractors at bbb.org before … Continue reading

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Seven Steps to Getting Your Spring On

Spring has sprung and it’s time to refresh your home and yard. But where to begin? Better Business Bureau ​®​Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming put together a Home Project Planner that will help guide you through the process step by … Continue reading

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Scams Are No Joking Matter

April Fool’s Day is right around the corner and pranks galore will be played on unsuspecting people. Fraudsters, however, pull pranks every day of the year. This means people of all ages need to be vigilant about knowing how to … Continue reading

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BBB Hires Ethics Program Coordinator

Keith Bearden has joined BBB Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming Institute for Marketplace Trust in the newly created position of program coordinator for In Pursuit of Ethics, an ethics-training program offered to local high schools by the BBB Center for … Continue reading

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Do You Have an Elevator Pitch?

Have you perfected your elevator speech? Do you even have an elevator pitch? You know, that 30-second to a minute-long commercial about your job and/or your business or organization? Even if you don’t live or work anywhere near an elevator, … Continue reading

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Have a Complaint? Let BBB & FTC Know About It

Last year, more than 2.5 million consumers filed complaints with the Consumer Sentinel Network – a program of the Federal Trade Commission. Fraud-related complaints topped the annual report at 60 while identity theft accounted for 13 percent of all complaints. … Continue reading

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Getting Bugged? BBB Offers Tips on Pest Control

Warmer temperatures bring out various insects you probably don’t want in or around your home. Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado generally sees an increase in consumer inquiries for pest control businesses during spring and summer as people try to … Continue reading

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