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/
Because people’s powers and duties overseeing another person’s finances vary from state to state, we’ve learned that people need more than a one-size-fits-all guide. So we’re creating state-specific guides for Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Oregon and Virginia (check out the Florida and Virginia guides now). And for the other 44 states, we just released tools to make it easy for state experts to adapt our guides for financial caregivers in their states.