We show 5 matches. These are blogs from our archive for 11/2017

5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of
5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of

Posted: 5/6/2015

Small to medium-sized businesses, churches, and nonprofit businesses have been hit hard by unscrupulous scammers perpetrating various scams. Some common schemes that affect small businesses are office supply scams, domain registration plots, fake check tricks, charity cons, and directory listing scams. Business Consumer Alliance urges businesses and their employees to be on the lookout for scams and offers some identifying warning signs that can help you avoid them....Read more

Tags: scams, business tips, consumer tips

Kim’s Catch: Strategic Student Solutions LLC

Posted: 11/21/2017

Kim’s Catch:  Strategic Student Solutions LLC

Student loan debt is a financial burden for many. It is estimated that more than 42 million Americans owe nearly $1.3 trillion in student loans, the second largest class of consumer debt. Operators of Strategic Student Solutions, LLC and their related companies lured student loan borrowers into signing up for debt relief plans and duping them out of more than $11 million....Read more

Tags: student loan, debt relief, scams

Employee Spotlight: November 2017

Posted: 11/13/2017

Employee Spotlight: November 2017

Our Employee of the Month for November is our Systems Administrator, Harry Carrington....Read more

Tags: employee spotlight

Shopping for Airfare

Posted: 11/9/2017

Shopping for Airfare

We all want the best deal possible when booking a flight because, let’s face it, airfare can be pricey. Should you buy directly from the airline’s website or through a third party that lets you compare prices? These are things to consider carefully when you are contemplating travel....Read more

Tags: airlines, travel, deals

Jeweler Couple Charged With Harming Military Servicemembers

Posted: 11/8/2017

Jeweler Couple Charged With Harming Military Servicemembers

Ramil “Randy” Abalkhad and his wife Melina Abalkhad were arrested September 26, 2017, and are facing charges for conspiracy to engage in illegal financing and debt practices. The two operate Romano’s Jewelers, a California retail chain of jewelry stores, along with their in-house finance company, MBNB Financial Inc....Read more

Tags: jewelry sales, financing, debt collection

Starting a Business? Don’t Fall for Licensing Scams

Posted: 11/3/2017

Starting a Business?  Don’t Fall for Licensing Scams

If you are starting a business, be on the lookout for business license schemes. Scammers are using email, mail, social media, phone calls, and any method they can think of to perpetrate the scam. They lie and say for a fee they are able to help get professional or business licenses to start a business....Read more

Tags: business license, scams