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I most recently wrote about financial scams in this blog back in October but a recent story on the tv news caught my eye. I wanted to share it here as another example of the “dark side” of technology to which seniors especially can be susceptible. It involves voice cloning. Advances

In last week’s post I wrote about the increasing number of our senior clients falling victim to online financial scams.  Once money has left your account the chances of recovering it are remote.  So, the best defense is to prevent it from happening in the first place.  As I stated last week, there

As internet use and online business have increased, so has online financial theft and fraud.  Seniors are especially susceptible for a number of reasons.  For one thing, criminals go where the money is.  Much of the country’s wealth is held by the older population.  Secondly, as we age, our cognitive skills are not what

In last week’s post I went back to the topic of Medicaid and more specifically how the need for long term care might affect both spouses.  The assets of both spouses are counted for eligibility purposes even if only one spouse is applying for benefits.  I always remind people that a second