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As 2014 draws to a close, Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona is reflecting back upon the year in scams: which scams victimized Southern Arizona consumers the most in 2014, and what consumers can do to protect themselves in 2015?
'Tis the season for giving, but what happens if the gift you have given or received needs to be returned or exchanged? Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona wants to remind consumers to know their rights regarding returns, refunds and exchanges.
(BPT) - Henry Ford had three companies fail before he launched the game-changing Model T. Abraham Lincoln failed in business, lost multiple elections and had a mental breakdown before being elected the country’s 16th president. America is a land of second chances made good – which could explain the ongoing trend of more adults returning to college.
(BPT) - In our current economy, when many live paycheck to paycheck, why do so many choose to give some of it away to charity? The fact is helping others is part of what makes us human. It doesn’t matter the age or background of the donor – it feels good to make a difference, and that starts by donating to a worthy cause close to your heart. But making a difference isn’t the only reason for donating. There are additional drivers for giving that go beyond funding a particular cause, and understanding these reasons will help you get the most out of your annual donations this year.
Giving Tuesday, the National Day of Giving, kicks off the holiday giving season on December 2nd, following Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
It’s that time of year again! One of the busiest shopping events of the year is right around the corner. While some Black Friday shoppers will stick to making online purchases this year, others are preparing to brave the crowds to snag a good deal on their holiday gifts.
Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on the busiest shopping weekend of the year. Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona is spreading awareness and urging consumers to support small businesses in Southern Arizona on Nov. 29.
Some of the most cynical scams target service members, their families and veterans, warns the Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona. Veterans Day is a key opportunity for scammers who would target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly vets.
(BPT) - A remodeling project is one of the most invigorating lifestyle changes a homeowner can make. However, trusting a contractor with both your home and your money can feel overwhelming. Spare your time, money and sanity by following these steps for choosing the best remodeling contractor:
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving Southern Arizona is warning consumers to be on the lookout for emails, websites and social media pages promoting unproven Ebola-related medical products, and dubious charities attempting to cash in on the Ebola virus scare.
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After heavy monsoon rains soaked Southern Arizona on Monday, Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona is cautioning consumers with property damage to do their research, and to shop around before hiring a contractor for repairs.
Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital are among the medical facilities under parent company Community Health Systems (CHS) to have been impacted by a cyber attack that is said to have compromised the personal information of approximately 4.5 million medical patients across the nation.
(NAPSI)—You wouldn’t buy laundry detergent without comparing features and prices among brands. Or a smartphone. Or a car.
In the wake of the announcement that the parent company of Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital was the victim of a massive data-breach, Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona is urging consumers to take steps to safeguard their identities.
(BPT) - An improving economy has many people entering the job market and looking for new employment opportunities. But if job seekers are not insurance-smart in their search, they may end up in worse financial shape than they were in their previous role.
The Better Business Bureau Serving Southern Arizona recognized nine local companies at the 2014 Torch Awards Luncheon Thursday at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Tucson.
Shannon Trezza is a Certified Legal Document Preparer licensed by the Arizona Supreme Court and a Certified Estate Planner. She graduated from the National Institute of Certified Estate Planners, and completes a minimum of 20 hours of continuing education per year to keep up with the changes in the law.
Pima Community College’s Center for Training and Development on June 13 will honor 16 students who have earned certificates in the high-demand profession of Practical Nursing.
If it looks fishy, it probably is.
Hit the links for Tucson’s newest golf tournament: ZERO Prostate Cancer Golf - Tucson! Join Arizona Institute of Urology and ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort. The tournament is part of the ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge, America’s premier men’s health event series, taking place in cities across the nation in 2013.