Replacing Lost Important Life Documents

If you’ve ever lost your birth certificate, Social Security card, or Medicare card, you know how stressful it can be not only worrying about where the documents went, but how to replace them The Savvy Senior column from The Oklahoman tackles this dilemma. Here’s how you can replace these important life documents: Birth certificate: If you […]

Protect Yourself from Financial Exploitation

Scammers are becoming increasingly more likely to financially exploit older Americans. USA Today suggests a few things you can do to prevent senior financial exploitation scams: When making any type of financial decision, the best way to protect yourself is to ask lots of questions — both of the person offering the investment and of yourself. Don’t […]

Money Smart Week Events for April 30

Today marks the end of Money Smart Week, but there are still events happening around the state today to help promote personal financial literacy–a key component in fighting financial fraud. If you have some free time today, check out these events and activities happening throughout Wisconsin, and let’s get smart about money! Here’s a preview: Shred Day […]

Seniors Subjected to Fraud with Free Dinner Tactic

Free dinners? Just another tactic being used by fraudsters to lure seniors. Four Florida men were charged with soliciting seniors at free dinner investment seminars in Florida. According to ThinkAdvisor, Philadelphia residents Joseph Andrew Paul and John Ellis Jr. lied about the track record of their investment advisory firm and recruited James Quay of Atlanta […]