Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:55 am
By Sally Herigstad ·

Know what you’re getting into before stepping into a legal thicket.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has proposed a rule that would help the companies it regulates do more to protect seniors and other vulnerable adults from financial abuse.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

The elder abuse investigation considered of whether the author, Harper Lee, was a victim of financial fraud. The state of Alabama has closed the case.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross ·

The FTC is raising awareness that those serving our country need to also be wary in guarding their finances.

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

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

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

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