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BBB Tips for Beautifying Your Landscape

Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California offers advice for hiring a landscape contractor

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Posted in Consumer Tips, Consumer/Business Services, Scams

Keep Your Cool When Hiring a Swimming Pool Business

Few things are more refreshing than swimming on a hot day, but traveling to a neighborhood pool can be more trouble than it’s worth. Maybe the recent heat has made you consider building a pool in your backyard. Or maybe

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Posted in Consumer Tips, Consumer/Business Services

Scammers are Everywhere – Even LinkedIn

Just as job hunters use LinkedIn to connect with former colleagues and potential employers, scammers also use the networking service to find targets. If you have a LinkedIn account, watch out for suspicious “recruiters” and job offers. The scam works

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Posted in Computers - Internet - Privacy, Consumer Tips, Scams

Beat the Heat With a Working AC Unit

Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California offers tips for maintaining and repairing your air conditioner

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Posted in Consumer Tips, Consumer/Business Services

How to Find Your Vacation Home-Away-From-Home

There’s nothing like the comfort of returning to your home after being away on vacation. Living in a hotel and eating out for every meal can leave you feeling out of whack. One solution for this problem is renting a

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Don’t Fall for Deceptive Fourth of July Sales

Better Business Bureau (BBB) offers tips to protect yourself from misleading advertising this Fourth of July weekend

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Posted in Consumer Tips, Consumer/Business Services, Credit - Mortgage - Payments

How to Occupy Your Kids Over Summer

BBB offers ideas for keeping kids busy with enriching activities over summer vacation

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Posted in Consumer Tips