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Holiday Travel Tips

Better Business Bureau (BBB) offers advice to help you plan your winter vacation

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Seasonal Job Seekers may be Targeted by Scammers

Are you looking for seasonal work over the upcoming holidays? The National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts that retailers will hire between 500,000 and 550,000 temporary workers over the 2017 winter holiday season. The holidays can be expensive – gifts, travel,

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Don’t Get Spooked Out of Your Savings This Halloween

Did you know Halloween is one of the largest shopping holidays of the year? Although you may be in a rush to buy costumes and decorations, don’t let unethical businesses trick you out of your hard-earned money. Here are few

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New BBB Report Sheds Light on Small Business Cybersecurity

“The State of Small Business Cybersecurity” was recently released as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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Cybersecurity and Your Identity

Consumers nationwide reported around 400,000 cases of identity theft to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in 2016, making identity theft the third largest category of complaints. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to mitigate the risk of identity theft.

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BBB Study: Pet Scams Use Phony Ads, Websites to Victimize Thousands of U.S. Consumers

A West African-based scheme to sell non-existent puppies and other pets to unsuspecting U.S. consumers may be significantly more organized and widespread than generally believed, according to a just-released report by Better Business Bureau (BBB). BBB warns that the scams

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How to Protect Yourself after a Data Breach

Better Business Bureau (BBB) offers tips for consumers in wake of Equifax data breach

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