Holiday Scams Target The Unwary, BBB Warns

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor With all the shopping, cooking and celebrating that occurs during the holidays, it’s easy to find yourself stretched so thin that you can be vulnerable to scammers who want to capitalize on your divided attention. Better Business Bureau (BBB) hears from consumers every day who’ve been approached by email, on websites…

Request-A-Quote Links Consumers, Accredited Businesses

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor Four years after BBB began offering “Request A Quote” service to consumers and BBB Accredited Businesses, the service is providing companies with some of their best sales leads. “The leads we get more than pay for our membership,” said Robert Hoffmann, owner of Hoffmann Brothers Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing. Tim Faulkner,…