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Press Releases from Better Business Bureau of Eastern NC (5 total)

BBB and Coastal Federal Credit Union Partner to Help Consumers Protect Identity

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 16, 2011)—Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina (bbb.org) announces today that Coastal Federal Credit Union (coastal24.com) is serving as presenting sponsor of its “Secure Your ID” Day event on April 16, 2011. The local shredding event will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the CFCU headquarters on St. Albans Drive in Raleigh. “Coastal was founded on the principal of

BBB Warns Consumers of Debt Settlement Companies Making Unrealistic Claims

Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina (bbb.org) is warning financially troubled consumers to beware of misleading debt settlement companies that claim they can easily reduce or eliminate debt. Since 2007, BBB has received more than 3,500 complaints from individuals in all 50 states, including many who paid hundreds of dollars in upfront fees to debt settlement companies only to fall deeper into debt. Locally, BBB has received 45 complaints against

BBB Warns of Tax Schemes

Advises Cash-Strapped Consumers to be Wary RALEIGH, N.C. (March 2, 2009) - The continuing downturn in the economy has many cash-strapped Americans anxiously looking forward to receiving a tax refund check this year. During this tax season, Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina (bbb.org) advises taxpayers to be on the lookout for schemes and scams that plague families struggling to make ends meet. Jobless claims for January are at the

BBB Education Foundation Extends Scholarship Application Deadline

RALEIGH, N.C. (May 28, 2008)— The Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina has extended the deadline for submitting the BBB Education Foundation (BBBEF) Scholarship application until May 30, 2008. Scholarships ranging from $300 to $5,000 are exclusively available to BBB of Eastern North Carolina Accredited Businesses’ employees and their families. Since 2002, the BBBEF Scholarship Program has awarded more than $38,000 in scholarship funds to local students who

National MS Society Announces Final Call for Walk MS 2008 Participants

RALEIGH, N.C. (May 1, 2008) — The Eastern North Carolina Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society announces a final call for participants in the Walk MS 2008 event on May 3 at the RBC Center in Raleigh. Throughout the day, participants will have the opportunity to take part in walk, run and bike activities, listen to live music, enjoy great food and drinks, and contribute to the Society’s fundraising