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4 hot deals in September

The air is cooling off. You’re thinking of picking apples as the crisp air at night settles in signaling an upcoming shift in seasons. Whenever there’s a transition in the weather, deals are hot. 102 more words

Consumer News

Considering a Career Change

By Michelle Tabler, Alaska Marketplace Development Manager

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the August issue of Torch Talk.

These days it’s common to consider going back to school in order to advance your career. 557 more words

Better Business Bureau

Beating Back to School Stress

Editor’s note: This article first ran in the August issue of Torch Talk

The anxiety of returning to school usually hits when I walk into a grocery store and see the shelves lined with spiral notebooks, No. 595 more words

Better Business Bureau

Please, Stop Calling Me

Every day, I receive at least 2 or 3 calls from numbers I don’t recognize. Some numbers are simply listed as “unknown”, others have area codes that match mine, and the rest are from all over the country. 509 more words


July Scams Roundup

The following are some of the scams reported to Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest in July. In most instances names and locations have been omitted to protect the victims’ privacy. 592 more words

Better Business Bureau

Safe Giving After a Tragedy

Written by Veronica Craker, Managing Editor

When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in 2005 I found myself watching the news and wondering how I could help. 481 more words

Better Business Bureau

Travel Survey: Safe or Scam?

Have you recently received a survey in the mail asking questions about your household and transportation and transit routines? Were you afraid that it was a scam or attempt to steal personal information? 488 more words