CDI Seniors Information Center

Seniors Information Center

Welcome to the California Department of Insurance (CDI) Senior Information Center. If you are a senior citizen, this website is especially for you. Seniors today face an increasingly difficult time when making decisions about insurance. Changing laws, more choices, and the threat of scams combine to make these decisions even more stressful.

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SCO: It’s Back! Property Tax Postponement Program for Qualifying Seniors and Disabled

Property Tax Postponement

The State Controller’s Property Tax Postponement Program returned in 2016 after being suspended by the Legislature in 2009.

The program allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability to defer current-year property taxes on their principal residence if they meet certain criteria including 40 percent equity in the home […]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15 ‪#‎WEAAD2016

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Millions of older persons are abused, neglected, and exploited. Once a year on June 15, communities and municipalities around the world plan activities and programs to recognize World Elder Abuse […]

Annual Financial Literacy Event at State Capitol Highlights Programs and Resources – Featuring Community College Foundation eBus mobile computer lab

Annual Financial Literacy Event at State Capitol Highlights Programs and Resources

The importance of financial literacy and financial education efforts will be highlighted at the annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair at the State Capitol. Booths from the Department of Business Oversight and other State agencies and organizations will provide free materials and information […]

National Retirement Planning Week® April 11-15, 2016 – Partner Kits

National Retirement Planning Week® 2016 Partner Kits The following four National Retirement Planning Week® 2016 Participant Kits are designed to support your efforts to engage in this important week. To help promote the value of retirement planning, please click on the kit that best speaks to your audiences. You’ll find a variety of marketing […]

Savings Fitness: A Guide to Your Money and Your Financial Future

Savings Fitness: A Guide to Your Money and Your Financial Future Content Highlights A Financial Warmup Your Savings Fitness Dream How’s Your Financial Fitness? Avoiding Financial Setbacks Boost Your Financial Performance Strengthening Your Fitness Plan Personal Financial Fitness Maximizing Your Workout Potential Employer Fitness Program Financial Fitness for the Self-Employed A Lifetime of Financial Growth […]

CFPB Tools for Financial Caregivers and Upcoming Webinar

Millions of Americans are managing money or property for a loved one who is unable to pay bills or make financial decisions. To help financial caregivers, the CFPB Office for Older Americans has created easy-to-understand Managing Someone Else’s Money guides. Join this free webinar to learn more about these guides and how you can help […]

CFPB’s New Tool to Help you Plan for Retirement – Live Webcast Today

Every year more than 2 million Americans make one of the most important financial decisions of their lives: choosing when to begin collecting Social Security retirement benefits. Today, the CFPB is releasing Planning for Retirement, an interactive tool to help consumers make this important decision.

Check out the CFPB’s new online tool at www.consumerfinance.gov/retirement/.

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ABA: Safe Banking for Seniors

A campaign to educate seniors and their caregivers on the risks of financial fraud

​Financial abuse against older Americans can take many forms, from illegal debits, to third-party scams and even unauthorized withdrawals by an approved caregiver. And with the share of the U.S. population 60 years and over projected to reach 30 percent […]

CFPB – Managing Someone Else’s Money

Millions of Americans are managing money or property for a family member or friend who is unable to pay bills or make financial decisions. We’ve heard from these financial caregivers about how tough it can be. So we created guides for caregivers all over the country.

Read about how we are helping financial caregivers: consumerfinance.gov/blog/managing-someone-elses-money-guides-for-your-state/

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