Harried during the Holidays? BBB Can Help

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor Are you findingĀ the hustle and bustle of the holidays overwhelming? Worried about whether that gift card you want to buy is legit? Do you have doubts about adding that puppy your family’s been begging for right now? Need information to help you avoid scams and identity theft? Every year, BBB…

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BBB Tip of the Week: Choosing Child Care

Finding the right person to take care of your children is one of the hardest tasks for any parent. You want your children to be safe and to be nurtured, but you also want someone who shares your values. BBB has the following tips for parents seeking quality child care: Visit several facilities or caregivers,…

BBB Tip of the Week: Giving to Charity

Many people want to give back to the community, either by donating money, volunteering or even finding a spot on an organization’s board. Better Business Bureau believes that charities should be open about their finances and their operations, and we have a BBB Accredited Charity program that evaluates charities against BBB’s 20 Standards of Charity…

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BBB Tip of the Week: Finding Trustworthy Financial Advisers

Recent reports of senior citizens losing thousands of dollars to unscrupulous financial advisers should be a wake-up call to anyone who wants to invest money. Better Business Bureau advises consumers to check any investment adviser out thoroughly before you allow him or her to invest money for you. Getting a BBB Business Review will show…

BBB Tip of the Week: Vetting Wedding Vendors

Weddings have always been a celebration of a couple’s love for each other, but in recent times, they’ve become elaborate events that involve vendors ranging from caterers, florists and photographers to dance bands, videographers and wedding souvenir procurers. Finding trustworthy vendors is key to putting on a wedding without unexpected surprises. Friends may be able…