Money: Avoid Getting Scammed

Available for Interviews: Suzanne Powell

Suzanne Powell Suzanne is the founder of Capital Strategies Group, and acting Vice-President of Meridian Wealth Management. She is also the author of the newly released book, The Ultimate Money Moves for Women Over 50.

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How to Avoid Getting Scammed:

    • Keep one credit card with fraud protection at a low balance and use it for any internet purchases that are not a major retailer. 
    • Do not use your debit card for any internet purchases ever.

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Top Phone Scams (That Often Trick Seniors)

Available for Interviews: Glenn Matecun.

Glenn R. Metecun, CELA, is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Catching the early warning signs of dementia is crucial in helping to get the care your loved one needs.

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Senior Scams:

 

Scams targeting the elderly are nothing new, but the holiday season brings out the scammers in force. Con artists know that seniors are vulnerable and sometimes more charitable with Christmas around the corner, and sometimes are more vulnerable because of memory/dementia issues. Here are the major scams to avoid and some red flags to look for to avoid scams before money is lost:

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