Following the excitement of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday for shoppers during this season, Cyber Monday awaits with online deals. Hopefully, shoppers will save a bit of their spending for the worthwhile causes that need support the next day, Giving Tuesday.
But, with these opportunities for deals and charity come risks to the unwary, warns Wichita-based Denise Groene, vice president of the Better Business Bureau’s Kansas Region serving Nebraska, South Dakota, Kansas Plains and southwest Iowa. She provided guidance for safe and productive spending and donating during the Monday and Tuesday events.
Cyber Monday requires caution
The online deals associated Cyber Monday are no longer relegated to that day. Over the last few years, retailers have spread the bargains throughout the holiday season. They’ve been going on for a while now and will likely continue through the coming weeks.
Cyber Monday began in 2005, when…