Resources for Senior Outreach

SENIOR RESOURCES

AARP Fraud Watch Network AARP offers this Web site that provides alerts on the latest frauds and scams affecting adults 50 and over. The site also contains an interactive map for consumer stories and communication from attorneys general about fraud.

AARP —SBA Webinars AARP and the U.S. Small Business Administration host new webinars and publish previous . . . → Read More: Resources for Senior Outreach

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FTC: Tax Identity Theft Awareness

Have You Heard About Tax Identity Theft?

Ready for tax season? If you haven’t heard about tax identity theft, you may not be.

Tax identity theft happens when someone files a phony tax return using your personal information — like your Social Security number — to get a tax refund from the IRS. It also can happen when . . . → Read More: FTC: Tax Identity Theft Awareness

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Infographic: CA Counties with Highest Number of Social Security Payments by Paper Check

Alameda: 17, 853

Sacramento: 19,685

Fresno: 19,048

Kern: 14,627

Los Angeles 123,392

Orange: 24,778

Riverside: 20,982

San Bernardino: 24, 572

San Diego: 24,898

Santa Clara: 13, 845

For more information or to become a GoDirect partner, visit GoDirect.org.

The Go Direct® campaign is sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Federal . . . → Read More: Infographic: CA Counties with Highest Number of Social Security Payments by Paper Check

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Free AARP Webinars

AARP Webinars

Free for members/non-members

Investment Fraud

4/24/2012

2:00 pm ET (11:00 am PDT)

Have you ever been given a “great offer” or a “hot tip” on an investment? You would have been right to be skeptical. Such investments, while tempting, can be risky.

Join experts from AARP and FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Investor Education Foundation on a free webinar, “5 . . . → Read More: Free AARP Webinars

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Report Released: Facing Up to the Retirement Savings Deficit

New America Foundation announced a paper today, Facing Up to the Retirement Savings Deficit – From 401(k)s to Universal and Automatic Accounts

“Roughly one-third of all households accumulate no workplace retirement plan saving during their entire work life and end up relying almost exclusively on Social Security”.

Visit the New America Foundation Web site to read the . . . → Read More: Report Released: Facing Up to the Retirement Savings Deficit

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It’s Crime Prevention Month – GoDirect

It’s Crime Prevention Month

The GoDirect Campaign provided the following information on how we can participate. It’s easy and the GoDirect Campaign provides the resources and tools.

October is Crime Prevention Month, the prime time of year to demonstrate your commitment to the financial safety of the people you serve. Throughout the month, urge senior citizens, people with . . . → Read More: It’s Crime Prevention Month – GoDirect

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Social Security Statements Suspended – SSA

Information Regarding the Social Security Statement

(Espanol)

In light of the current budget situation, the SSA has suspended issuing Social Security Statements. You may be able to estimate your retirement benefit using our online . . . → Read More: Social Security Statements Suspended – SSA

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Partner with Go Direct

Go Direct has helped more than 4 million Americans switch to direct deposit for their Social Security and other federal benefits – let’s keep the momentum going!

Go Direct provides your organization with everything you’ll need to encourage senior citizens, people with disabilities and others to sign up for direct deposit – including free materials and easy-to-use . . . → Read More: Partner with Go Direct

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