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Elderly Woman Was Financially Exploited, Says Police: How You Can Protect Your Loved Ones

Almost every day, there’s another news story about elder fraud. This week’s Sun-Sentinel reported on the appalling case of a local 87-year old woman who was allegedly swindled out of her home, bank and retirement accounts, then forced into an assisted loving facility. It took months for police to be called in and unravel the […]

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In Your 50s? Time To Get Serious About Retirement

“Making smart financial decisions in the years from age 55 to retirement can mean the difference between a comfortable retirement or just scraping by,” says financial journalist Teresa Mears, writing for the Miami Herald. Take a look at Teresa’s excellent article profiling one Miami woman who pulled off a successful financial turnaround, all thanks to some disciplined budgeting and financial self-education. […]

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