It's National Consumer Protection Week, so there's no better time to take a look at some ways to avoid being taken by some scam artists.

One of the very best resources we have to avoid some of the many consumer pitfalls is the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

Dennis Horton is the Executive Director of the Rockford Regional Office of the Better Business Bureau, and he joined us this morning to discuss Social Security, disability, and VA benefits hacks that have recently taken place, along with some information on Census questions you may receive: