Category Archives: BBB

Smart Tips for Raising Digital Citizens

The Internet is a wonderful place for learning and entertainment, but like the world around us, it can pose dangers if precautions are not taken. Allowing free access puts your child, your computer and your personal data at risk.   … Continue reading

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United Way of Weld County and BBB Partner on Charity Standards

United Way of Weld County and Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming Center for Nonprofit Excellence have joined forces to ensure that nonprofits funded through United Way’s Community Impact Fund meet BBB’s 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. BBB … Continue reading

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BBB/Rotary Seek Scholarship Applicants

Junior and senior high school students in Northern Colorado and Wyoming are invited to apply for the $5,000 BBB/Rotary Ethics Scholarship awarded annually in April. Application deadline is Feb. 2.   The scholarship is presented by Better Business Bureau Center … Continue reading

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It’s Tax ID Theft Awareness Week — Are You Ready?

Are you ready for tax season? If you haven’t heard about tax identity theft, you may not be. Tax identity theft happens when someone files a phony tax return using your personal information – like your Social Security number – … Continue reading

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Make Data Security a Best Practice

Although it’s large national companies that get the headlines when a data breach occurs, small businesses account for approximately 85 percent of all data breaches, according to Visa.   If your company – big or small – has a website, … Continue reading

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BBB Warning: Businesses Should Beware Fake Domain Name Registration Emails

Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming warns business owners to be wary of email messages from third parties recommending that their website domain names be renewed now to prevent cancellation later.   Local business owners report that the … Continue reading

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Who’s Calling? Not Your Grandchild

“Hi Grandpa. It’s me.” “Johnny?” “Yeah. I’m in Mexico and ran into a bit of trouble. I need $2,500 to repair a rental car. Can you wire the money for me? Oh, and please don’t tell Mom or Dad. They … Continue reading

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BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust Receives $150,000 Daniels Grant for Ethics Education

Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming’s Institute for Marketplace Trust has received a $150,000 Daniels Fund Grant in support of ethics education. The grant will be used to to spearhead the expansion of In Pursuit of Ethics to … Continue reading

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Check Out Gyms Before Signing Contract

If the new year means a new you, you may be be thinking about taking serious steps – like joining a gym or fitness center – to get into shape. But joining a gym often means signing a contract, and … Continue reading

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Begin New Year With Plan to Become Debt Free

Are you starting the new year off with a mountain of debt? Don’t feel bad; millions of people are in the same boat. But no matter how much you owe, you can make changes today to get out of debt … Continue reading

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