BBB: Top 10 Things To Do When Hiring A Contractor

Spring was a long time in coming, but now that it’s here, people are going to be more anxious than usual to tackle construction projects. Whether it’s a remodel, an addition or a design-build, many consumers will turn to professional contractors to bring these jobs to completion. Better Business Bureau® of Minnesota and North Dakota…
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BBB Warns Of Online Rental Scams

With the school year winding down, many students are planning on moving out of college dorms – or their parents’ homes – to find apartments or rental homes for the summer and beyond. Better Business Bureau ® of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) reminds all consumers of the importance of doing their research to ensure…
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Watch Out For Cellphone Porting Scam

Did you know that someone could steal your cellphone number and ‘port’ that over to another carrier without your knowledge? This is a newer scam and it’s been happening around the country – including the Twin Cities. It’s also a new means through which scammers can steal your identity and withdraw funds from your bank…
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Don’t Get Burned In A Hot Solar Market

BBB Tips on Going Solar With many people becoming more interested in solar power and the affiliated rebates and tax credits available to homeowners and businesses, Better Business Bureau® of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) offers tips on things people should consider before “going solar.” While there are definitely potential benefits – both financial and…
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February Means Romance, Flowers And Scams

BBB Tips on Avoiding Romance Scams February has a reputation for being a romantic month. Unfortunately, it’s also a time when cyber heartbreakers ramp up efforts to defraud people looking to make connections online. Better Business Bureau® of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) advises people to take things slowly to avoid becoming entangled in a…
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