Dennis Horton, Executive Director of the Rockford Regional Office of the Better Business Bureau (BBB), has got some great info to keep you from being a scam statistic.

Whether it's folks coming to your door saying that they'll "save you lots of money on your utility bills," tricks for clicks on Instagram, or phony coupons for free pizza, the scam artists of today always seem to have an eye on your wallet.

Luckily, Dennis Horton and the Better Business Bureau are here with some great tips to avoid the scams: