Better Business Bureau

LVM Systems Successfully Completes SOC® 2 Type 1 Examination

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 6:00pm

"Our successful completion of our SOC 2 examination is a clear indication of LVM Systems' commitment to the security and integrity of our platform," said Jake Johnson, CIO.

Key Points: 
  • "Our successful completion of our SOC 2 examination is a clear indication of LVM Systems' commitment to the security and integrity of our platform," said Jake Johnson, CIO.
  • "LVM Systems views itself as a caretaker of our customer data, and as security concerns grow, healthcare organizations choose LVM Systems as their core platform and engine of growth."
  • LVM Systems' SOC 2 Type 1 examination focused on its ongoing commitment to internal controls over data security and data confidentiality.
  • LVM Systems selected 360 Advanced to perform the demanding third-party examination and was audited against the AICPA Trust Services Criteria.

Robert Pompey, Jr. Joins Bank of Oak Ridge Board of Directors

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 3:21pm

OAK RIDGE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oak Ridge Financial Services, holding company for Bank of Oak Ridge, (OTCPink: BKOR), announced the addition of Robert Pompey, Jr. to the Board of Directors for the bank and the holding company.

Key Points: 
  • OAK RIDGE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oak Ridge Financial Services, holding company for Bank of Oak Ridge, (OTCPink: BKOR), announced the addition of Robert Pompey, Jr. to the Board of Directors for the bank and the holding company.
  • Roberts longstanding dedication to our community and his passion for education make him an outstanding addition to our Board of Directors said Doug Boike, Board Chair.
  • We couldnt be more excited to expand our Board of Directors, says Tom Wayne, CEO.
  • About Oak Ridge Financial Services, Inc.
    Oak Ridge Financial Services, Inc. (OTCPink: BKOR) is the holding company for Bank of Oak Ridge.

Combined Insurance Announces New Initiatives, Expands Focus on Worksite Sales and Broker Relationships

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

The company offers Combined Insurance policies for smaller businesses and supports Chubb Workplace Benefits solutions for mid-to-large size businesses and the brokers who serve them.

Key Points: 
  • The company offers Combined Insurance policies for smaller businesses and supports Chubb Workplace Benefits solutions for mid-to-large size businesses and the brokers who serve them.
  • To further its reach and engagement in worksite opportunities, Combined is investing in a new team dedicated to developing and strengthening broker relationships.
  • "Our team brings a high-energy approach to serving the broker community," said Sharon McCray, who recently joined Combined as Assistant Vice President, Broker and Worksite Sales Distribution Leader.
  • * In New York, products are underwritten by Combined Life Insurance Company of New York (Latham, NY).

National Advertising Review Board Recommends Johnson & Johnson Discontinue "#1 Dermatologist Recommended Skincare Brand" Claim for Neutrogena

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 4:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A panel of the National Advertising Review Board (NARB), the appellate advertising law body of BBB National Programs, has recommended that Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (JJCI) discontinue the claim that its Neutrogena brand is the "#1 Dermatologist Recommended Skincare Brand."

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A panel of the National Advertising Review Board (NARB), the appellate advertising law body of BBB National Programs, has recommended that Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (JJCI) discontinue the claim that its Neutrogena brand is the "#1 Dermatologist Recommended Skincare Brand."
  • The advertising at issue had been challenged by L'Oral USA, Inc. before BBB National Programs' National Advertising Division (NAD).
  • 6926 ), JJCI appealed NAD's recommendation to discontinue the claim "#1 Dermatologist Recommended Skincare Brand," as well as NAD's determination that the challenge was not foreclosed by NAD's prior decision in Neutrogena Corporation (Neutrogena Products), Report #4881, NAD/CARU Reports (July 2008).
  • About the National Advertising Review Board:The National Advertising Review Board(NARB)is the appellate body for BBB National Programs' advertising self-regulatory programs.

Top Travel Insurance Questions Answered as Americans Consider Holiday Plans

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:54pm

As US travelers set their 2021 holiday plans, InsureMyTrip Product Expert, Meghan Walch, is answering the most frequently asked questions.

Key Points: 
  • As US travelers set their 2021 holiday plans, InsureMyTrip Product Expert, Meghan Walch, is answering the most frequently asked questions.
  • The vast majority of questions are about the pandemic and what travel insurance will cover.
  • Once travel insurance recommendations pop up, travelers can click on the "Top picks for Covid-19" button and find all the plans that address pandemic-related travel concerns.
  • Traditional travel insurance does not offer cancellation coverage for fear of travel, whether related to COVID-19 or not.

goeasy Ltd. Announces Timing of Third Quarter 2021 Conference Call and Webcast

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 12:37pm

A media release including goeasy Q3 2021 results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, November 3, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • A media release including goeasy Q3 2021 results will be issued after the market closes on Wednesday, November 3, 2021.
  • Passcode: 2223929 please dial in the passcode, followed by # to enter the call
    Media are invited to listen to the call by telephone or through the webcast.
  • To date, goeasy has raised and donated over $3.8 million to support its long-standing partnerships with BGC Canada, Habitat for Humanity and many other local charities.
  • goeasy is rated BB- with a stable trend from S&P and Ba3 with a stable trend from Moodys.

National Advertising Division Finds Certain Verizon 5G Claims Supported; Recommends Modification or Discontinuation of Others

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

The claims, which appeared in advertising for Verizon's 5G wireless service, were challenged by T-Mobile US, Inc.

Key Points: 
  • The claims, which appeared in advertising for Verizon's 5G wireless service, were challenged by T-Mobile US, Inc.
    Verizon markets its 5G network with two separate names:
    5G UWB, which operates on the mmWave bandwidth.
  • NAD considered whether certain challenged advertisements obscure the differences between 5G Nationwide and 5G UWB and convey the misleading message that the performance benefits of 5G UWB are available when consumers are connected to Verizon's 5G Nationwide network or its 5G network generally.
  • A series of commercials narrated by Verizon engineers reasonably convey the unsupported message that the touted performance benefits of 5G UWB are available throughout Verizon's 5G Network and recommended that these claims be discontinued.
  • Certain claims made on social media obscured the differences between 5G Nationwide and 5G UWB, and recommended that Verizon discontinue the following claims:
    "Experience Verizon 5G.

OppFi Amends $75 Million Credit Facility with Atalaya Capital Management to Support Expansion of OppFi Card

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 11:45am

The launch of OppFi Card will allow OppFi to continue to service consumers who are currently underserved by traditional credit channels, said Justin Burns, Managing Director, Atalaya Capital Management LP.

Key Points: 
  • The launch of OppFi Card will allow OppFi to continue to service consumers who are currently underserved by traditional credit channels, said Justin Burns, Managing Director, Atalaya Capital Management LP.
  • OppFi Card provides consumers with a new, mobile-first option to access credit, featuring Mastercard as the exclusive card network and Deserves technology platform.
  • OppFi Card is designed to provide an opportunity for millions of everyday consumers to build credit history through this new revolving credit option.
  • The OppFi card is a much-needed product designed to provide a high-quality, safe, and transparent solution for a large underserved market, said Elizabeth Simer, General Manager, Credit Card, OppFi.

Home Run Financing Hits $10 Million in Home Improvement Project Financing in Less than 90 Days with New Loan Product, Home Run Loans

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 7:48pm

"Hitting this milestone so quickly is an indicator that home renovations is a sector where Americans continue to spend their money," said Robert Giles, CEO of Home Run Financing.

Key Points: 
  • "Hitting this milestone so quickly is an indicator that home renovations is a sector where Americans continue to spend their money," said Robert Giles, CEO of Home Run Financing.
  • To date, the most frequently funded projects with Home Run Loans have included windows and doors, heating and air conditioning, roofing and solar projects.
  • Home Run Financing is the only financing company currently offering both PACE and unsecured loans, allowing homeowners to use a combination of both products if desirable.
  • They also offer Home Run Loans, a traditional unsecured product that covers a wide variety of home improvement projects.

goeasy Ltd. Receives Great Place to Work® Certification

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 1:30pm

(TSX: GSY), (goeasy or the Company), a leading full-service provider of goods and alternative financial services, announced today that it has been certified as a Great Place to Work after an independent analysis conducted by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada.

Key Points: 
  • (TSX: GSY), (goeasy or the Company), a leading full-service provider of goods and alternative financial services, announced today that it has been certified as a Great Place to Work after an independent analysis conducted by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada.
  • We are honoured to be certified as a Great Place to Work, especially during a year with so many unique challenges.
  • Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.
  • Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures.