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Late Life Issues are Vital to Caregivers

Caregivers often face unpleasant surprises later in life. Many people retire without considering the challenges that they – and those who help them – may face 20 years later. In the first 20 years of retirement, many retirees lose family members, suffer physical or mental decline, or face other life changes.

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Survivor Benefits: Four Tips Widows Need to Know 

Eligibility rules for survivors benefits have improved: the age requirements are lower, surviving ex-spouses are eligible, including surviving spouses and partners of same-sex relationships. However, a surviving spouse is often unsure how to start claiming their survivor’s benefits.  We have some information to assist you in applying for benefits as a surviving spouse.

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Money Mule Scams

Money Mules are typically the unwitting victims of fraudsters who are tricked into receiving and forwarding money as part of a money laundering scam or other fraud. Do not let yourself become a money mule. Here’s what you need to know.

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Gift Card Payment Scams

A popular and convenient gift for any occasion is a gift card.  Unfortunately, gift cards are also popular and convenient among scammers. So what is a gift card scam?

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