I-Bonds Paying Interest Rate of 7.12%

Savings Bonds are often considered a safe and trustworthy investment because the U.S. government backs them. There are different types of savings bonds, the most recent and one of the most popular types being the I Bond.  A key feature

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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?  Typically, a scammer tells you that you owe money for an

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New for Caregivers

Watch this spot for new resources from WISER and our partners. 

The Senate Special Committee on Aging released the Fraud Book to arm older adults, their families and caregivers with tools and tips to prevent and respond to scams.

From October 15 through December 7, you’re in control of decisions that can affect your health and budget for years to come. To help you make the most of this important opportunity, check out NCOA’s Complete Guide to Medicare Open Enrollment.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office for Older Americans released a new guide to help family members and friends of people living in nursing homes and assisted living communities learn how to prevent and report elder financial abuse.

The Thinking Ahead Roadmap is a new toolkit that guides you to select someone you trust to help manage your money if financial decisions become too difficult in the future.

AARP’s “How-To” videos and resource guides for family caregivers are on specific medical/nursing tasks – including preparing special diets, managing incontinence, wound care, mobility, and managing medications. The videos and resource guides, many of which are available in both English and Spanish, are free of charge. New videos include a series to help family caregivers understand what to expect from a hospital stay.

Have you heard about remote online notarization (RON)? This service has become more common and was adopted by many states during the pandemic while offices were closed. As places reopen, RON is still useful for convenience and safety, as well as when you are in a different state from the notary. Check out CFPB’s new explanation of RON services.