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Combating Elder Abuse through Awareness and Training

By Linda W. Navarro There are many ways that banks engage in protecting their customers’ hard-earned dollars. Lending prudently, providing deposit insurance, combating fraud, advising about smart financial choices—the list goes on. Lesser known, but equally important, is the work banks do to protect older Americans from financial abuse. (See “Safe Banking, Savvy Seniors.”) At the Oregon Bankers Association, we ...

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ABA Foundation Announces New Book Award Program

The ABA Foundation announced today that it has partnered with First Book -- a nonprofit that provides access to books and educational resources to children in need -- to launch the ABA Foundation Book Award Program.

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Cordray: Financial Literacy a Priority for All Age Groups

In his remarks at the ABA Annual Convention yesterday, CFPB Director Richard Cordray encouraged banks of all sizes to continue working to increase financial literacy, stressing the importance of financial education for three specific groups: students, adults in the workplace and older Americans.

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