Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Saturday, September 28, 2013 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Banks can report suspected elder financial abuse to proper authorities without fear of violating federal privacy notification and opt-out rules, federal agencies say.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 6:03 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

For $20 per year, a new prepaid card will help protect seniors from scams.

Monday, June 06, 2011 2:59 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Don’t let abuse disrupt your retirement or your retirement planning. Older Americans lose nearly $3 billion per year to elderly financial abuse, according to a MetLife study of the problem. Half of the crimes are perpetrated by strangers, while 34 percent of the abuse is delivered by friends and family. Exploitation by the business sector