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Are you Ready for Baseball Season?

Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California offers advice for buying baseball tickets and gear

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Online Purchase Scams are the Riskiest Type of Fraud, According to 2017 Data from BBB Scam Tracker

Online purchase scams are now the riskiest form of consumer fraud, according to a new report from the Better Business Bureau (BBB). In 2017, consumers reported more than 47,000 scams to BBB Scam Tracker (BBB.org/ScamTracker). BBB analyzed this information using

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Start With Trust® When Filing Your Taxes

Are you prepared for April 17? Although it feels like 2018 just started, your taxes are due next month! Taxes can be confusing and overwhelming, but your BBB is here to help. You have a few options when it comes

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BBB Study: Online Romance Scams Stealing Millions from Unsuspecting Victims

In a press conference Tuesday morning, which included representation from AARP, Zoosk, a BBB Accredited Businesses, and Nev Schulman, creator and host of MTV’s Catfish, Better Business Bureau (BBB) released a new study that reveals an estimated one million Americans

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Receiving Your Online Order: a Start-to-Finish Guide

Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California offers tips for safe online shopping and package delivery

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Ask These Five Questions to Protect Your Data

Sometimes it feels like every time you turn on the news, you hear about a new data breach. Consumers are concerned about their privacy and the threat of identity theft, but are often confused about how to protect themselves –

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Tips for Buying and Selling Jewelry

Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California offers advice for jewelry transactions

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