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5 Vacation Scams to Avoid

When planning a vacation, be on the lookout for false promises and a sense of urgency. You don't want to pay for something that doesn't exist. Better Business Bureau (BBB) published its list of five vacation scams to watch out for when making travel plans. 1. Vacation Rental Con Be wary of listings for...

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Scam Alert: Home Improvement Cons

Better Business Bureau (BBB) issued a warning about a scam involving fraudulent home improvement contractors. After major weather events, consumers often seek out contractors for home repairs. BBB says in instances like these, be wary of high-pressure sales tactics, upfront fees and fly-by-night businesses. Scams usually start off with a knock on the door,...

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Scam Alert: Rent and Mortgage Cons

Better Business Bureau (BBB) issued a warning about scams that target people who need help paying their rents or mortgages. Details There are many legitimate organizations that can help renters and homeowners with their monthly payments. Unfortunately, many fake “organizations” and “charities” also exist. Their aim is to take advantage of the economic crisis....

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BBB Tips for Smart Online Shopping

A New Trend The coronavirus has changed consumer behavior, as shopping has shifted online. Companies are racing to adapt. The pandemic has forced many brick-and-mortar businesses to either begin or improve their efforts in the digital space as consumers seek great online shopping experiences to help them purchase their holiday gifts and supplies. E-commerce...

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