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Protect the Elderly from Financial Exploitation

A survey conducted by the Investor Protection Trust showed that most experts dealing with investment fraud/financial exploitation of American senior citizens agree that the problem of swindles targeting the elderly is getting worse today.

Sadly, this is often true that the people exploiting older adults are family members or other trusted people who are handling their financial affairs. Taking the elder’s money or property, misusing ATM or credit cards without permission or selling the elder’s possessions without permission are very common. 

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Useful Resources for Financial Literacy

The purpose of this blog post is to stress the importance of financial education (literacy) by gathering valuable resources that will help both youth and adults get a better understanding of finance.

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