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December Scam Wrap-Up

The following are scams that were reported to Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest in December. In most instances names and locations have been omitted to protect the victims’ privacy. 763 more words

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Tips for Joining the Right Gym

Finding the right gym can be difficult. In 2016, consumers turned to BBB Business Profiles approximately 250,000 times to look up health clubs, fitness centers and gyms. 202 more words


Have a Healthy and Happy 2017!

In 2016 consumers turned to BBB serving the Northwest more than 5,328 times to look up health clubs, fitness centers, and gyms. Unfortunately, BBB has processed an estimated 90 complaints for the fitness industry in 2016 as well. 280 more words

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Should I Rent or Buy a House?

Before making the plunge into homebuying, are you ready to make the huge financial jump?  Consider these three factors.

1.  Downpayment.  At least 20% is the preferred lump sum that you need to satisfy creditors in order to approve a traditional 30 year mortgage plan.   514 more words

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How to Make New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Actually Keep

New Year’s resolutions are a long-standing tradition, and millions of Americans make them each year. These resolutions represent a chance for a fresh start in the New Year. 588 more words


Don’t want your gift? Follow these tips for hassle-free returns

Once the season of giving ends, a new one begins: the season of returns! Needing to return a holiday gift at some point is unavoidable – according to a National Retail Federation (NRF) … 540 more words

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BBB’s Guide to Gift Cards

The holidays are approaching quickly – meaning deadlines for gift-buying are as well! During this busy season, people often don’t have the time to find and buy the perfect gift for everyone on their list. 770 more words