Money Smart for Older Adults: avoid financial exploitation
The Money Smart for Older Adults program can help older adults, family caregivers, and others prevent, recognize, and report scams, fraud, and financial exploitation.
Money Smart for Older Adults was developed jointly by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
Money Smart for Older Adults guides for preventing elder financial exploitation
Guides for managing someone else's money
Millions of Americans manage money or property for a loved one who’s unable to pay bills or make financial decisions. To help financial caregivers, we offer easy-to-understand guides tailored to the needs of people in four different fiduciary roles:
- Power of attorney
- Court-appointed guardians
- Government fiduciaries