Category Archives: Scam Awareness

Make Sure to Avoid These Scams This Holiday Season

The holiday season can be a joyous time to connect with loved ones, attend religious services (virtually or online), and exchange gifts. Unfortunately, it also can be a time when we’re left more vulnerable to financial scams. Although seniors aren’t the only ones who may fall for financial scams, they definitely are more vulnerable than…
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Romance Scams Aren’t Just for Young’uns: They Affect Seniors, Too

With so many people looking for love via online apps, you’ve probably heard about someone who found an attractive person via an app, only to meet in person and realize the picture of that person was from 20 years ago. It’s easy to feel duped in that situation, and it sounds innocent enough (although annoying).…
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Don’t Let Seniors Become Victims of These Common Financial Scams!

One way that criminals try to take advantage of our vulnerable seniors is through financial scams. In fact, seniors are the biggest target for financial scams. Here are several recent examples of financial scams that affect the elderly—and tips on how to not be a target. The Medicare Scam As shared by the website,…
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