One in four Americans are caregiving for someone, and nearly two-thirds of those are helping manage someone’s financial affairs.
Browsing: Protecting older Americans
In response to an executive order today by President Trump, the U.S. Department of Justice launched a new task force on market integrity and consumer fraud.
To mark Elder Abuse Awareness Month in June, a bonus episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast explores how banks can successfully partner with law enforcement, Adult Protective Services agencies and other community partners to protect their senior citizen customers from elder financial abuse.
To mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Friday, the ABA Foundation is this week releasing a free new guide to help bankers combat financial exploitation of seniors.
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.”
FinEdLink helps bankers reach older customers with the training they need to protect themselves and their money.
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
A new infographic published by the ABA Foundation and the Federal Trade Commission alerts consumers to the growing threat of online data scams and provides tips for how they can protect themselves.
Banker registration is now open for the ABA Foundation’s 2018 financial education programs.