Amended FTC Rule A Boon To Consumers, Businesses

Scammers play a large role in the marketplace. However, they are often able to remain anonymous by requesting payment via avenues that are difficult to trace. However, a recent amendment to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rules now makes it easier for consumers and business owners to identify shady telemarketing offers. In an effort to inform…
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Upcoming Leadership Transition At Better Business Bureau Of Minnesota & North Dakota

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota & North Dakota ® (BBB) is pleased to recognize and celebrate the successful tenure of Dana Badgerow, President & CEO, who will be transitioning out of the organization at the end of 2016. Badgerow joined the Better Business Bureau in 2009. She came to the organization from the State of…
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BBB Warns College Students Of Loan Forgiveness Offer

Based on a report from a Twin Cities resident, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is issuing a warning to current and former students of community, specialty and business colleges in the region about loan forgiveness offers referencing the schools they’re currently attending or attended previously. These offers, which infer an affiliation…
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Ways You Can Save On Your Summer Vacation

Summer vacations are fun, but can come with a hefty price tag. Rather than just expecting to go into the red, it’s a good idea to be proactive and think ahead. This summer, do your best to enjoy a relaxing getaway without taking on any additional debt. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota…
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BBB Shines Spotlight On Questionable Award Business

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) is warning area businesses of questionable notices they might receive saying they’ve won a ‘Best of’ award for the city they’re located in. However, to receive their award, business owners are told they must make a payment to purchase their plaque or award. Such awards…
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