Safe And Sound? Scams And Concerns Facing Social Security
October 3, 2018
For many of us, it’s the lifeline of our retirement financial security. Estimates are that for nearly half of us over age 65, 50% of our income comes from Social Security. And for nearly ¼ of…
A Familiar Ring: The Latest Scams On Your Cell Phone
September 26, 2018
You know the score: your cell phone rings and it looks like a familiar number- or at least a local number. So you answer, assuming it must be someone you know. But more likely it’s a…
Senior Swindles: The Latest Updates On Scams Against Seniors
August 2, 2018
It can happen to the best of us- one enticing phone call promising easy money for a little bit of info, or one sad story that tugs at our heartstrings, and just like that, we’ve been…
Who Me? Do Your Aging Parents Understand Their Risk Of Being Scammed?
June 21, 2018
No one likes to think of themselves as being vulnerable or unable to look out for themselves. But the reality is that unsuspecting seniors are disproportionately the targets of fraud and scams, although apparently, many may…
Cheat Sheet: Why Do Older People Fall For Frauds
May 4, 2018
How many times have you heard this story: an older person, usually cautious in life, has somehow been conned into sending money to some far-flung place. Maybe it’s even happened to you or your loved ones….