Protect Your Hearts – Romance Scams

Thanks to a new survey from the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics, total consumer spending is estimated at $18.2 billion for this Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is notorious for being the most popular gift-giving occasion where money is spent on jewelry, chocolates, flowers, etc. An unexpected expenditure around this time of year, however,…

The Sour Truth: Used Lemons?

  Maybe this will sound familiar. You’ve researched car buying guides, looked at maintenance records, and studied ratings. You have done your research, haven’t you? You decided that a used vehicle would be the perfect fit for your budget. Now at last you are ready to begin. With a racing pulse and slightly sweating palms, you begin sifting…

BBB’s Holiday Helper: A Guide to Gifting and Giving

  Although retail stores skip right from ghosts and pumpkins to tinsel and mistletoe, the Thanksgiving weekend is still the traditional kick-off to the holiday shopping season. Better Business Bureau is offering these tips to shoppers: Do your research. Find businesses you can trust on bbb.org. We have BBB Business Reviews on more than 4.7 million…

Giving to Charity? Follow these Tips.

This is the “giving” season! We know that it feels good to get presents this time of year, but it feels even better to GIVE. This year, your BBB urges you to review the following tips before you make any charitable donations as not every “charity” is to be trusted. Make the biggest impact with…

BBB’s Laws of Life Essay Contest Under Way in Area Schools

“Love. Perseverance. Gratitude. Compassion. The laws of life are the core values that we take with us wherever we go and whatever we do. The Laws of Life Essay Contest challenges young people to discover for themselves the values that will guide them throughout life.”

Button Up [Your Lawn]

Lawn and yard maintenance experts point out that the healthy, green lawns of spring actually start with the work we do in the fall. Fall lawn maintenance plays a critical role in overall lawn and garden health even as we prepare for the cooler temperatures of winter.

BBB Blog

September 10, 2015 Your BBB will be using this blog to allow our staff (and sometimes our accredited businesses) a new venue for delivering content to you. We will be providing information for consumers and businesses alike in bi-monthly posts, so check back with us often or like us on Facebook or follow us on…