Kelvin Collins

Marketing pitch can be scheme in disguise

Many people have found success in direct selling for companies that use a multi-level compensation plan. Unfortunately, not all opportunities are... Read more

Directories offer little more than food for ego

If you are a professional in your field you might be offered the chance to appear in a vanity publication. You might be told that your name and... Read more

How to spot a survey scammer

We have all seen the ads: “Take our short survey and receive a $50 gift card!”

Offers like this claim to be gathering customer feedback for... Read more

Scammers use newer spoofing technology

Scammers are using caller ID spoofing technology to impersonate the phone numbers of local businesses, neighbors and even you! Watch out for this... Read more

Your Money: Help for hiring pest control professionals

When your pest problem gets too pesky for a flyswatter, a mousetrap or a do-it-yourself spray, it’s time to call in a professional service.

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Keep your college scholarship search safe

If your child is a junior in high school, now is a great time to start looking for college scholarships. The deadline for awards are months away,... Read more

Your Money: Safe Mother's Day shopping tips...

It’s almost Mother’s Day. Whether you are ordering flowers, shopping for custom jewelry, or arranging for a... Read more

Your Money: Don't fall prey to springtime scams...

Spring is here and so are con artists who prey on homeowners, especially senior citizens. These con artists show up at your door offering a... Read more

Repaying debts with refund has its rewards

Do you spend weeks each spring eagerly anticipating your income tax refund? When the money finally comes in, is it gone tomorrow? You’re not alone... Read more

Tricks used to get by 'do not call' regulations...

One of the most consistent complaints we receive at the Better Business Bureau is from consumers receiving repeated annoying calls from sales... Read more