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Key Differences Between a Social Media Trend and a Movement

Social networks are a powerful tool in which activists and consumers can share ideas and information. With social networking sites estimated to reach over 3.96 billion users by 2022, they have tremendous power to start or influence social trends and movements. Social media trends and social movements may have similar goals, but they are very different in how they are executed and their overall impact.

How to choose a tax preparer in the United States

This year, US taxpayers must file their income tax forms by the April 18, 2022 deadline. For many people, major life changes, business ownership, or simply a lack of knowledge about ever-changing tax laws make finding a reliable tax preparer a good idea. That said, not all tax preparers have the same level of experience. Here are our tips for finding someone you can trust with your finances and confidential information.

Shopping for sports equipment products?

Collecting sports memorabilia has been an American hobby for nearly a century. Fans look for memorabilia such as jerseys, teams, cards, or other items that have direct connections to famous players or historical games. Since many items are now being sold online, it can be more difficult than ever to trust that a seller or product is genuine.

Avoid job scams this holiday season

Retailers and shippers traditionally hire seasonal workers to meet the demands of holiday shoppers, whether they are online or in person. These jobs are a great way to earn extra money, sometimes with the possibility of turning into a long-term employment opportunity, however, they are not all that they seem. When looking for something part time or to fill the gap until a better opportunity presents itself, the Better Business Bureau serving eastern NC has some suggestions for a successful seasonal job search. Being proactive in finding the right opportunity is key, but it's also important to be careful when a job seems too good to be true.

BBB Tips: Fall Winter Maintenance

The air is getting colder and the leaves and cornfields are turning yellow. Fall is here! With the change of weather comes a home maintenance checklist that all homeowners need to tackle before the really cold things start.

Before buying a used car

It is time to buy a car and you have decided to buy a used car instead of a new one. There are a few things to do before buying any car.
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Tropical Storm Colin Forms Off Carolinas Coast

Tropical Storm Colin formed quickly along the South Carolina coast overnight. Tropical Storm Warnings have been issued for much of the North Carolina coast, from the South Carolina border to Duck, as the system is expected to move northeastward, before moving offshore and away from NC by late in the day Sunday.
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