Lookback: FDIC tackles financial exploitation of the elderly


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The US government is launching a tool aimed at helping prevent financial exploitation of the elderly and their caregivers. The training module will offer practical information to adults aged 62 and older on how to make informed financial decisions and avoid getting taken advantage of. The module, Money Smart for Older Adults, is available as a free download on the website of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

The FDIC envisions that representatives of financial institutions, adult

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