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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

Scam Alert: Phony Government Cons Prey on Small Businesses

Scammers impersonate government agencies and target businesses

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Posted in Business Tips, Consumer/Business Services, Scams

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

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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BBB’s Top Scams of 2017 (So Far)

BBB’s top scams of 2017 so far might surprise you.

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

New Online Employment Scam Targets Job-Seekers

Are you currently looking for a job and using online job sites to aid your search? If so, watch out for employment scams! BBB is alerting job-seekers about an employment scam hi-jacking the name of legitimate Canadian construction companies. Most

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

Tips for Happy Home Improvement

Follow these tips to ensure your home improvement project is a dream come true, not a nightmare

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Posted in Consumer Tips, Scams