The updated version of "Money Smart for Older Adults" curriculum is now available in Spanish. Share tips to help prevent elder financial exploitation with Spanish speakers in your community!
La versión actualizada del programa Money Smart para Adultos Mayores, está ahora disponible en español. ¡Ayude a compartir información en su comunidad para prevenir la explotación financiera de los adultos mayores!
If you manage someone else’s money, a new law lets you request a credit freeze on their behalf to help protect them from identity theft and fraud.
Learn what the Bureau is doing to prevent elder financial exploitation in communities across the country.
We are alerting people of a lottery scam using a CFPB employee’s name. We also have tips to help you avoid falling victim to imposter scams.
We released several new resources to help older homeowners decide whether to borrow a reverse mortgage.
OIder borrowers across the United States are increasingly affected by student loan debt, according to our research.
Over ten thousand people turn 62 every day, and with a majority of them homeowners, a growing number of businesses are increasingly using the phrase “aging in place” to market financial products and services to homeowners in the baby boom generation. Many of these businesses and lenders, however, are incorrectly implying that staying in your current home is the only option for aging in place, which isn’t always the best option for everyone.
Research and resources to help communities, volunteers and others in the fight against elder financial exploitation.
The May 2017 Monthly Complaint Report summarizes the complaints submitted by people age 62 and older. The report highlights issues that older consumers are more likely to experience than their younger counterparts, including issues with traditional and reverse mortgages, credit cards, and bank accounts and services.