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If your driveway needs paving or repairs, don’t trust just anyone to do the job. BBB Scam Tracker has received numerous reports of unscrupulous contractors who trick homeowners with supposedly good deals.

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When the state of Indiana officially closed our fiscal books on June 30, we collected $1.24 billion more than was last forecasted, which has created over $6 billion in reserves. In short, Indiana’s economy continues an unprecedented growth rate, thanks to employers and employees investing th…

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Many college students are looking for flexible, part-time employment to help cover school expenses. Finding a job can be difficult, and students feel pressure to find work quickly. If this situation describes you or a student in your life, watch out for scams.

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In 2010, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution designating June as National Internet Safety month and calling on internet safety organizations, law enforcement, educators, community leaders, parents and volunteers to increase efforts to raise the level of awareness in the U.S. regarding the ne…

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Between 1840 and 1930, more than 1 million Swedes immigrated to the U.S. That was 1/4th of Sweden’s population in the late 1800s. The largest numbers came from the south-central area of Sweden called Smaland, which is where all of my ancestors had lived.

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BBB Serving Northern Indiana recognizes that in the aftermath of the mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, New York, many people will want to help in any way possible, and that often means contributing to fundraisers to help survivors and families of the victims.

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A couple of weeks ago, three of my old pals flew into town. After a forgettable round of golf we settled into a local watering hole where drinks, cigars and stories of our sordid pasts were passed around.

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As the job market continues to fluctuate, scammers continue to find new ways to spice up old tricks. A new scam has surfaced tricking job hunters into believing they have an interview offer from a recruiter.

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Many students are looking forward to walking across the stage soon to receive their degrees and start their lives after college soon. However, shortly after graduation, student loan payments often come due. This daunting idea has become a possible payday for scam artists.

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Like many young people, I once dreamed of being a police officer. The thought of chasing bad guys, wearing a uniform and driving a fast car with sirens wailing was exhilarating.

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Buy Now, Pay Later loans are becoming a popular way to buy large items with bite-sized payments. BNPL is a type of loan that allows consumers to take their item home immediately while paying for it in bi-weekly installments.

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With donations to Ukrainian causes rising – scammers aren’t very far behind. The Ukrainian government has been accepting cryptocurrency as a form of donation, but with the uncertainty and confusion behind cryptocurrency and the war, scammers have quickly latched on to create a scam to pull o…

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With the passing of House Enrolled Act 1003 by the Indiana State Legislature, the Nursing Indiana Back to Health law, several barriers have been removed to filling the nursing shortage in Indiana.

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Many avid readers may have noticed a social media post circulating about a book exchange with other book lovers from around the world. The post advertises sending one book and, in return, receiving dozens of books from people from different backgrounds and genre interests.

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COVID tests are beginning to become limited for consumers. With a rise in COVID-19 cases and a shortage of rapid tests, the Indiana State Department of Health recently announced it is limiting rapid testing at its sites.

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The holidays are coming to a close and for some, that means working through holiday credit card debt. Going into a new year with new debt or depleted savings can be stressful, so let the new year be a time for new financial goals.