Tag: business opportunity

What do bogus government grants, business opportunities, and free trial offers have in common? According to the FTC, they were all part of an elaborate scheme that cost consumers more than $275 million dollars. 

The FTC complaint alleges...

Buying a franchise is a major financial investment and a serious personal commitment. Understanding your abilities and goals is one step toward deciding whether a franchise is right for you. Being a Franchisee The Franchisor’s Responsibilities 5...

Be your own boss! No experience necessary! Make $60,000 a year from home! Sounds pretty good, huh? Before you sign on the dotted line, you might want to listen to this 1-minute tip from the FTC:

Business Opportunities: Ask Some Questions

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Have you seen websites or ads, or gotten telephone calls that say a home-based internet business could be your ticket to making easy cash? Some claim a business coaching program will help you get going. Before you respond to an offer for business...

Investing in gold and silver may sound like a safe, low-risk way to make big money. But hidden fees, as well as a dealer’s failure to reveal how risky this type of investment really is, could cost you dearly.

The FTC recently announced a...

It’s tough enough to find a job or start your own business, even without scammers trying to take advantage. Today the FTC announced a major federal and state crackdown on scams that target people looking for jobs, extra income, or the chance to...

Looking for a job or to earn extra income? Ever thought about starting your own business? Buying into a business opportunity that makes big claims about what you can earn might sound like the answer. But don’t sign up just yet.

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Scammers are shameless and clever. They even take advantage of people struggling to earn an income through a business or job opportunity.

If you are looking for a business or job opportunity, steer clear of any company or person claiming...

Learn the signs of a business opportunity scam straight from the source: a former telemarketing con artist.

Visit the BCP Business Center for more information on business opportunities.

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