Tag Archives: protecting older Americans

Mulvaney: CFPB Working to Create ‘Community Networks’ to Counter Elder Abuse

In remarks at a town hall event in Topeka, Kan., today, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Acting Director Mick Mulvaney said that the bureau is working to form “community networks” of local law enforcement agencies and state financial regulators that can work together with the CFPB to counter elder financial abuse and “find where the problems are.”

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Podcast: The Dark Side of Valentine’s Day

On this special holiday episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, Colleen Tressler of the Federal Trade Commission and Corey Carlisle of the ABA Foundation join co-hosts Evan Sparks and Joan Gregory Saenz to explore the dark side of Valentine's Day: online romance scams

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New Survey Highlights Banks’ Efforts to Protect Older Americans

With Americans over age 50 accounting for 70 percent of all bank deposits, and with an estimated one in five seniors targeted by financial fraud, the ABA Foundation today released its inaugural Older Americans Benchmarking Report highlighting how banks are working to combat elder abuse.

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