Category Archives: BBB

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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Use Free Time to Get Jump Start on 2015

Many people take the last of their allotted annual paid time off at the end of the year and find themselves at home with lots of time on their hands.   If this is you, consider getting a jump start … Continue reading

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Santa Knows Who’s Naughty and Nice, and So Does BBB

Arlington, VA (December 18, 2014) – Better Business Bureau sees scams all year long, but in December, scammers are out in full force, taking advantage of people’s generosity and hectic schedules. Don’t let fraud and rip-offs ruin your holiday. The … Continue reading

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Knowing Store Policy Key to Gift Exchange or Return

“Do you have a receipt?” will be one of the most-asked questions the weeks after Christmas when people return gifts that are a size too small, the wrong color or that duplicates something already owned.   “Not every retailer has … Continue reading

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