Category Archives: BBB Bistro

Do You Know Your Rights?



When purchasing a property that is managed by an HOA, we seek to understand the fees but don’t inquire much further. Vivian Parra, President of the Homeowners Protection Bureau shares on The Bistro why homeowners want to go beyond the cost they are obligated to pay their HOA, before signing on the dotted line. Listen in to her great insights!


Savvy Shopping for Mom



Mother’s Day is one of the top gift-giving holidays that we encounter every year. According to the National Retail Federation, it is predicted that Americans will spend a record $25 billion on mom this year. Wow, and we have an episode filled with tips on how you can save on contributing to that spend. Tune in as Trae Bodge, a consumer’s best friend, helps us shop smart on gifts for mom this Mother’s Day.

 

 


The Virtual & Augmented Reality of FinTech



Our new reality is this, technology has changed the way we live, work, and play and it will continue to do so. On this episode of The Bistro, we chat with J.C. Kuang, Device and Platform Analyst at Greenlight Insights about how virtual and augmented reality are changing the face of banking. Tune in to learn what you should expect from the world of FinTech!


Data Privacy + Scam Recap



We take a look back and bring you episodes from 2018 that helped us avoid the pitfalls of scams and taught us how to protect our data better. Join us as we revisit our episodes Internet Safety for Children, Consumer Moving Rights, and Unlocking Cryptocurrency. Gain a fresh reminder on how to ensure we do business better.


Women’s Purchasing Power



Women make over 90% of all household purchases. This doesn’t only include groceries and cleaning supplies. Oh no, we’re talking power tools, cars, and major household goods. You don’t want to skip this episode. Susan Dobscha, Professor of Marketing at Bentley University details the consumer power held by women!

Happy #nationalwomenshistorymonth!