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I’ve always pictured my parents as invincible—two superheroes who not only gave me sound advice growing up, but were always there to pick me up when I fell. 649 more words


ALERT: 'Grandparent scam' hits Central Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Con artists are preying on some of the most financially vulnerable in Central Virginia.  According to the Better Business Bureau, there have been two reported case of the “Grandparent Scam” in our area. 271 more words


False Advertising and How to Keep the Truth in Advertising

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Have you ever seen an advertisement that seems too good to be true? Chances are it is. Read the small print, then check with the… 251 more words

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BBB's 10 Steps To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor

Data breaches at local and national companies have put identity theft on the front burner for many consumers. Some consumers may feel helpless to protect themselves, especially when a retailer experiences a security breach. 558 more words


Securing Identities: A Step-by-Step Guide to Document Shredding

Spring is in the air and it’s the perfect excuse I need to begin the process of cleaning and reorganizing my home/desk/life. I’ve never been much of a hoarder but working at… 581 more words


Fort Worth BBB Warns Of Costly Phone Scam

FORT WORTH (KRLD) – The Fort Worth Better Business Bureau is warning residents about a new phone scam which has cost many unsuspecting victims hundreds of dollars. 304 more words


Watch Out For Scammy Links Promising New Info About Malaysian Airlines Flight 370

While much of the world is waiting and hoping for any sign of what happened to Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared on the way to Beijing on March 8 with 239 people aboard, there are those out there just waiting for the chance to take advantage of those hopes.