October 27, 2011

Protecting Elder Americans from Financial Abuse

Free advice and guidance on how to protect yourself and your loved ones against investment swindles and financial abuse.

Thursday, November 10, 2011
11 am -8 pm MST (9:00 am - 6:00 pm E)

One out of every five citizens over the age of 65 have been victimized by a financial swindle. Of particular concern are seniors with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who can perform most daily functions, but have trouble or become confused when it comes to managing their finances.

In collaboration with several national organizations, Kiplinger is coordinating a toll-free nationwide call-in service for individuals seeking advice. From 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, November 10, members of the Financial Planning Association, National Adult Protective Services Association and health care professionals will answer your questions.


October 13, 2011

Learning to Invest Podcasts

“FINRA’s Investor Podcasts discuss the timely financial issues and information you’ll need to save smarter and weather today's turbulent stock markets. Investor Podcasts will also help you protect your portfolio by reporting trends in investment fraud and other traps investors at all wealth and experience levels should avoid.” Most podcasts are less than 10 minutes.

This podcast series introduces listeners to the first steps and basic concepts of investing.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has a lot more podcasts on topics like: saving for college, retirement, choosing an advisor, money management, annuities & insurance, and more. http://www.finra.org/Investors/SmartInvesting/GettingStarted/Podcasts/
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