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BBB New Year’s Resolutions For Consumers

With the start of a New Year comes the chance to start again; the chance to turn the page and begin anew. There’s no better time to resolve to take steps that will protect your personal and financial information. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) offer some simple tips to help…
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BBB Holiday Travel Tips

The holidays are here again, and with the price of gas lower than it’s been in years, it’s likely more people will choose to hit the road this holiday season. If you’re one of those travelers, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) offers some basic tips to help keep you safe and…
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BBB Tips On Shopping With Your Smartphone

More and more people are quickly becoming comfortable completing purchases on their smartphones. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), one in five consumers who own smartphones will use them to make an online purchase this holiday season. Though it might be convenient, there are risks with sharing financial information in this manner. Better Business…
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Vacationers Now Have More Lodging Options

In recent years, vacationers the world over have begun exploring alternatives to standard lodging. Though hotels are still very popular with travelers, online services like Airbnb and VRBO are attracting guests as well, and expanding the definition of vacation lodging. These websites allow property owners all over the world to offer part or all of…
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Use Caution In Donating To Charities That Don’t Disclose

It’s not your imagination; there have been more charity scams in the news recently. Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance (WGA) and Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) urge consumers and businesses to use caution in any decisions to support charities that do not disclose requested information to the Wise Giving…
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