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Fraud & Scams
Fraud & Scams

This space is dedicated to helping you learn about how to protect your parents or aging loves ones from fraud and scams.

This is why there is a Carefull alert to catch this stuff: NYT on How Deceptive Campaign Fund-Raising Ensnares Older People

Both parties guilty here. Seniors and Financial Caregivers really need to watch out for this-  specifically to stop 1-time donations from becoming recurring .  . .

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/26/us/politics/recurring-donations-seniors.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

Cameron Huddleston
Carefull Family Finance Expert

I hate to answer your question with more questions, but here goes:

Is your brother your father's power of attorney? Is there another family member who is appointed power of attorney and can step in and start managing your dad's... (More)

Cameron Huddleston
Carefull Family Finance Expert

Signs Your Parents Are Victims of Scams or Fraud

Be on the lookout for signs that your parents or loved ones are victims of elder financial abuse. If you see these red flags, be ready to step in and help.

  • A change in your parents’ spending habits, which could... (More)
Cameron Huddleston
Carefull Family Finance Expert

How to Protect Your Aging Parents Against Scams and Fraud

Con artists often prey on older adults because they assume that seniors are more trusting, are more vulnerable and less likely to report being scammed. Here's what you need to know about reducing the risk that your parents will become... (More)