FDIC offers new Money Smart curriculum for older adults

March 14, 2017 at 9:23 am

Money Smart for Older Adults (MSOA) is an instructor-led training developed jointly by the FDIC and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The curriculum has been recently enhanced with new information and resources that allow older adults and their caregivers to make comprehensive financial decisions with confidence.

Learn about common types of fraud and scams and how to prevent elder financial exploitation. Most importantly, discover ways to keep your information safe and secure through advanced planning.

The curriculum covers seven topics:

  • Common Types of Elder Financial Exploitation
  • Scams Targeting Veterans
  • Identity Theft
  • Medical Identity Theft
  • Scams that Target Homeowners
  • Planning for Unexpected Life Events
  • How to Be Financially Prepared for Disasters

The FDIC is offering a free webinar on Thursday, March 30, to learn more. Click here to register and to learn more about MSOA.

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