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Train-the Trainer Event: Working together to PREVENT ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE on the Central Coast of California!

A SPECIAL COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND TRAINING EVENT BROUGHT TO YOU BY ELDER FINANCIAL PROTECTION NETWORK AND WESTERN PAYMENTS ALLIANCE “Working together to PREVENT ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE on the Central Coast of California!” Monday, November 3, 2014 San Luis Obispo City/County… Continue Reading

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Working Together to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse – San Luis Obispo Library

Working Together to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse Community Education Roundtable Monday, November 3, 2014 8:30 am – 10:15 am San Luis Obispo Library 995 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93403 Concerned about elders in your life? Want to learn… Continue Reading

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Older Americans Month 2014: Toolkit

Older Americans Month 2014 Outreach Toolkit Each May, the nation celebrates Older Americans Month to recognize older Americans for their contributions and provide them with information to help them stay healthy and active. This year, we are focusing on injury… Continue Reading

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Call to Action 2014 – Los Angeles

Call to Action 2014 – Los Angeles Let’s Do the Problem Justice! The Center at Cathedral Plaza February 6, 2014, 7:45 am – 4:00 pm Center at Cathedral Plaza 555 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 10th ANNUAL SUMMIT… Continue Reading

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CFPB Gail Hillebrand Remarks: Release of Money Smart for Older Adults

CFPB Gail Hillebrand Remarks: Release of Money Smart for Older Adults   Remarks of Gail Hillebrand Associate Director, Division of Consumer Education and Engagement Consumer Financial Protection Bureau  Financial Fitness Fair featuring the release of Money Smart for Older Adults… Continue Reading

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FDIC and CFPB Collaborate to Develop a Tool for Older Adults to Prevent Financial Exploitation

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FDIC and CFPB Collaborate to Develop a Tool for Older Adults to Prevent Financial Exploitation The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) launched a new financial resource tool, Money Smart for Older Adults, to help… Continue Reading

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FTC Testifies on Fraud Against Older Americans

FTC Testifies on Fraud Against Older Americans The Federal Trade Commission testified before a U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce subcommittee about consumer protection issues facing older Americans, including the agency’s efforts to combat fraud and its education and… Continue Reading

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CFPB – Setting Our Targets on Elder Financial Abuse

Setting our targets on elder financial abuse Originally published on the CFPB Blog, see http://www.consumerfinance.gov/blog/setting-our-targets-on-elder-financial-abuse/. CFPB Blog post by Skip Humphrey Yesterday, I testified in front of Congress about the work we’re doing for older Americans and wanted to share directly with you… Continue Reading

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California Launches Innovative New Senior Protection Web Site

California Launches Innovative New Senior Protection Web Site A new consumer protection Web site was launched for California seniors, who have traditionally been prime targets for con artists. The California Department of Insurance (CDI) is hosting the new Web site www.seniors.ca.gov to educate… Continue Reading

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Survey: Family Members, Caregivers and Swindlers are Top Financial Exploiters of Older Americans

Survey: Family Members, Caregivers and Swindlers are Top Financial Exploiters of Older Americans Over Half of Experts Say Seniors Do Not Have Right Resources to Pick Financial Advisors; Most Effective Ways to Stop Victimization Seen as Face-to-Face Education and Help.… Continue Reading