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Cybersecurity and Your Identity

Consumers nationwide reported around 400,000 cases of identity theft to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in 2016, making identity theft the third largest category of complaints. 696 more words

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New BBB Research on Consumer Trust Highlights Need for Positive Customer Experiences and Business Ethics

When you do business with a company for the first time, do you start with trust or skepticism? What influences how you feel? These are the types of questions BBB sought the answers to in a new study conducted with Nielsen. 123 more words

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Become Unbeatable ... with Beets!

There is something stunning about the deep ruby red beet that creates a dramatic effect wherever and whenever it is presented. Beets don’t have to be red though, although that is probably the most common conceptualization of this vegetable; they also can be yellow or striped. 519 more words

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Fall in Love with Food Again

It’s been said: “September is the new January”. September is a popular time for making resolutions, getting back into a routine or starting new ones, going back to school … the list goes on. 569 more words

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How to Protect Yourself after a Data Breach

Last week, the sensitive personal information of 143 million Americans was exposed after a data breach at Equifax, a credit reporting agency. Names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, driver’s license numbers and credit card numbers may have been exposed ( 252 more words

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Don’t Drop the Ball When Buying Football Tickets and Apparel

Football season is finally here! Were you wishing you could be witnessing the touchdowns in person while you watched Sunday’s games on TV? Or maybe you’re feeling so excited about your team’s potential this year that you want to buy some apparel and show off your spirit. 586 more words

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BBB Urges Consumers to Watch out for Scams in Wake of DACA News

Whenever a new government program is introduced, or when there are changes to an existing program, there can be confusion about what exactly is happening. Unfortunately, scammers may try to take advantage of that confusion in order to defraud consumers. 89 more words

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