Elderly people are often looking for ways to increase their net worth, or pay for assisted living or nursing homes. Selling their most valueable asset - the home - can provide a quick cash infusion. But scammers have found ways to conduct real estate fraud targeted at elders.
Con artists can more easily manipulate someone in person, so they often approach seniors at home under the guise of offering some kind of service. Learn from these real-life examples and use these tips to avoid falling victim to a scammer.
Identity theft is a serious issue that everyone is at risk for. Some specialized companies claim to protect their subscribing customers from data breaches and compromised identities, but are they really that effective? Can't you just monitor and safeguard your financial and personal information yourself?