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7 Tips to Help Older Adults Choose the Right Caregiver

According to the National Council on Aging, almost 90 percent of the financial abuse committed against older Americans are at the hands of someone they know and trust.

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14 Red Flags for Elder Financial Abuse

The key to spotting financial abuse is a change in a person’s established financial patterns. 

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Don't Fall Victim to the Grandparent Scam

According to the Federal Trade Commission, between 2012 and 2014, consumers reported more than $42 million in losses from scams involving the impersonation of family members and friends. This scam, commonly known as the “grandparent scam,” is a form of financial abuse that deliberately targets older Americans.

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5 Ways to Spot a Lottery Scam

According to the FBI, in 2014 consumers lost more than $8 million to solicitation scams. These scams, commonly referred to as “advance fee,” “lottery” or “sweepstake” scam, often begin with fraudsters telling the victim they’ve won a lottery or sweepstake raffle. The consumer is issued a check worth more than the amount owed and instructed to pay taxes and fees before receiving a lump sum payment. Unfortunately, the check––in addition to the raffle––is bogus.

 

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Support Feeding the Valley’s Backpack Program May 11, 2016 in Grand Forks

Bank Forward, along with several other banks in Grand Forks, has teamed up with Northlands Rescue Mission and The Wild Hog restaurant for a unique fundraiser.

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