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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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Posted in Computers - Internet - Privacy, Consumer Tips, Consumer/Business Services, Credit - Mortgage - Payments, Scams

Beware of Scammers on National Puppy Day

Tomorrow is National Puppy Day, and Better Business Bureau (BBB) is providing tips on buying or adopting a pet and reminding consumers to be on guard against online puppy scams. “Don’t be in a hurry when deciding to bring a dog in

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

Protect Your Wallet and Identity during March Madness

The first game of “March Madness”, the annual NCAA men’s basketball tournament, is March 13! Although no games are being played in Northern California this year, hardcore fans will certainly either be glued to their TVs or traveling to see

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

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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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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Posted in Computers - Internet - Privacy, Consumer Tips, Credit - Mortgage - Payments, Scams

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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Cyber Monday: Tips for Staying Safe and Saving Money

Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California offers advice for savvy online shopping over the holidays

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