• Tips for Protecting Your Elderly Relatives From Common Scams

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    May 11, 2017
    It’s an unfortunate reality that con artists and other unscrupulous types frequently target seniors. Knowing that many live alone, fraudsters often attempt to capitalize on their loneliness and the lack of another individual in the household to help manage their finances. Additionally, those who grew up in the 1950s and earlier may find it uncomfortable to say “no” or hang up on unwanted callers since, as the FBI explains, they were generally raised to be more polite and trusting than later generations. Furthermore, once the senior has fallen prey to a scam, he or she often becomes a prime mark for more shady dealings or illegal schemes. To protect your parents or other elderly loved ones from the exploits of those who would try to steal their money, start by following these steps.
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