Members of the Sandwich Generation who are feeling the squeeze of their children’t educational expenses and their elderly parents’ needs may be vulnerable to shady tactics.
All: Scams & Frauds
Learn how to recognize and avoid scams targeting unions or associations.
FSI: Fraud Scene Investigator is an online interactive investor education program that teaches students how to detect and stop a million-dollar investment fraud and put the mysterious con man behind bars.
NASAA members and other consumer education organizations offer excellent resources to help seniors better understand their investments.
Seniors should carefully check the credentials of individuals holding themselves out as “senior specialists.”
NASAA offers seniors ten common-sense solutions to avoid investment fraud.
NASAA is working with AARP to ensure that senior investors are not being pressured into purchasing fraudulent or unsuitable investments at free lunch seminars.
The NASAA-NAPSA-IPT Elder Investment Fraud and Financial Exploitation Prevention Program educates medical professionals and other caregivers about how to identify seniors who may be vulnerable to financial abuse.
Know your rights as an investor.
A few simple actions can help investors sidestep the potentially devastating impact of a classic Ponzi scheme.