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Stay One Step Ahead of Financial Scammers


According to the Federal Trade Commmission: "Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people every year. They often combine sophisticated technology with age-old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. They add new twists to old schemes and pressure people to make important decisions on the spot...they follow the headlines - and the money."

Visit consumer.ftc.gov/scam-alerts to learn about recent scam alerts and browse scams by topics. Be informed and get practical tips and information.

 

 
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WISER Receives Grant for Latina Savings Project

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AARP Foundation has awarded a grant to WISER to develop and implement a Latina Retirement Savings Account Project in Topeka, Kansas; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Baytown, Texas. WISER is excited to partner with MANA, A National Latina Organization for this project.

This project will test and develop a turnkey program to help low and moderate income women overcome barriers to saving, develop achievable saving goals, and begin the savings process through the use of low cost savings account options. Read the press release.

 

 

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How to Keep Retirement Savings on Track While Caregiving

The financial challenges of caregiving often come as a surprise to caregivers as the day-to-day costs of caregiving can really add up. Even if the role of caregiver comes unexpectedly, there are ways to keep your retirement savings on track while caring for others.

Check out WISER's blog to learn more.

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