"You owe back taxes! Pay right now or go to jail!" Con artists impersonating the Internal Revenue Service may call, email and even text their victims. Learn how to spot these fraudsters.
Casinos today cater to older adults. For some, it's a pleasant day betting a few dollars. But for others, it's a serious habit.
Phishing, phony sweepstakes and too-good-to-be-true offers ... cyber-scammers often target seniors.
Every year, older adults lose billions of dollars to con artists. But there's an art to having a cautionary conversation on this topic with elderly relatives.
Seniors spend billions each year on vitamins and herbal preparations. Are these products helpful? Are they safe?
Older adults are at higher risk of fraud, but may balk at having someone else control their money. Here’s a look at a good compromise.
At first, the signs of misuse of a senior’s finances may seem quite innocuous—an unpaid bill or purchase of an item the older person doesn’t need. However, these may be initial warning signs that can lead to large or unexplained bank account withdrawals or transfers, unfamiliar signatures on checks and documents, and changes in banks, attorneys or wills.