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How to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse

Elder Abuse Security & ID Theft

Scammers have been gaining the upper hand in bilking an increasing number of seniors out of their hard-earned life savings. Tobie Stanger of Consumer Reports shares several sad, real-life stories and some ideas on how to fight this:

Lies, Secrets, and Scams: How to Prevent Elder Abuse 

Also, the Certified Financial Planners Board has published a very helpful, downloadable guide on knowing the red flags and avoiding financial abuse: 

Financial Self-Defense Guide for Seniors 

All good information to put into practice and share with friends or loved ones who may be vulnerable.