Tag Archive | fraud

It’s time to lock our credit.

It’s time to lock our credit.

Given the number of breeches, it’s time to take protecting your credit into your own hands.

My deceased mom’s accounts were listed on my credit report.

My deceased mom’s accounts were listed on my credit report.

In the wake of the Equifax breach … which joins a long line of security breaks … I suggest you take a look at your own credit report now. I often talk about how to help mom and dad and manage through being the adult family caregiver, and often one of the best things you […]

Males Most Susceptible to Scams

Males Most Susceptible to Scams

The BBB report show that in males are the most susceptible to 7 of the top 10 scams studied.

The Subtle Elder Abuse You Might Not Notice

The Subtle Elder Abuse You Might Not Notice

Some forms of elder abuse are so subtle you might not notice them if you don’t know what to watch for.

Three Common Senior Scams

Three Common Senior Scams

Learn about the common scans devised to prey on seniors. Having charities lead the list is surprising, but true.

How to Fight Elder Fraud

How to Fight Elder Fraud

The High Cost of Elder Fraud – $36 Billion a Year and Most of it is being given away willingly.

Stopping Scammers Together

Stopping Scammers Together

At the local community center, I’m involved in the Lifetime Learning program and teach a class on how to organize and protect personal information so it can be easily found, or shared when needed. There are great discussions in these sessions and last week, one of the participants shared the recent article written by Michelle […]