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Bloomington Beware!

Consumer watchdog series exposing scams in south central Indiana
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Better Beware! – Facebook Scams

Here are three of the most successful — that is, the most dangerous — scams floating around on Facebook these days. Beware – you’re not going to “like” them at all!

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Better Beware! – Two Current Scams

One of our listeners ran into a house-rental scam right here, and there are warnings out about a scam on the LinkedIn website. Here’s the stories!

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Better Beware! – Holiday Shopping Dangers

2015 is going to be the riskiest holiday shopping season ever, what with new credit cards being issued and all those massive data breaches online. Here’s some of the best ways to stay safe!

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Better Beware! – Credit Score Scams

It’s a good idea to keep an eye on your credit score, but it’s all too easy to get scammed when you try. Here’s what to watch out for, and how to stay safe.

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Better Beware Worst Internet Scams Two

Here are the top six internet scams, which have been around a long time, and repeatedly exposed, but way, WAY too many people keep falling for them!

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Better Beware! – Worst Internet Scams

Americans fed the sharks 13 billion dollars last year — so we’re going to count down the 11 worst (if you’re a victim) or best (if you’re a swindler) internet scams.

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Better Beware – Halloween!

Our annual blend of warnings, reassurances, suggestions and local info on how kids and adults can be both scary AND safe on Halloween.

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Better Beware! – Beware the BBB?

The Better Business Bureau can be useful – but their business ratings are open to serious criticism. Here’s why you should look elsewhere!

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Better Beware! – Good Charities Pt. 2

Picking the five best charities in the world ain’t easy, but here are the ones we’ve found at the top of the list. They’re amazingly effective, and use almost every penny of your money to do what they say they do.

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Better Beware! – Good Charities

Fair’s fair, and after ratting out the bad guys, here’s a look at the best of the good guys. Another countdown, this time of the World’s Best nonprofits.

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