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Preventing Senior Scams: Medical Fraud

Besides trying to get your Medicare number, scammers may call about an overdue medical bill, asking for bank account information so they can process the payment. Best advice, hang up.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–2 hours ago

Medigap, Elderly Services

Preventing Senior Scams: Medicare Fraud

Almost everyone over 65 has Medicare as their primary insurance and your Medicare card uses your Social Security number for identification.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/27/2016

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Preventing Senior Scams: Research Offers

The Federal Trade Commission has some guidelines when dealing with a possible scammer on the phone.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/26/2016

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Preventing Senior Scams: Red Flags

Every year thousands of people lose money to scams, from a few dollars to their life savings.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/25/2016

Elderly, Women

Preventing Senior Scams: Who’s Most At Risk?

According to the 2016 Identity Fraud Study, released by Javelin Strategy & Research, $15 billion was stolen from 13.1 million U.S. consumers in 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/24/2016

401K, 401k, Retirement Plans

National Save For Retirement Week: No Plans At Work

Many listeners have told me they’re not worried about retirement savings because they’ll have their Social Security benefit, but Social Security was never intended to be your only source of income in retirement.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/21/2016

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National Save For Retirement Week: Are You Saving Enough?

Probably not! Your retirement savings will play a very big role in retirement.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/20/2016

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National Save For Retirement Week: Over The Hill Bonus

Congress increased the amount workers could contribute to their retirement plans but then realized that older workers closer to retirement were in rough shape.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/19/2016

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National Save For Retirement Week: Retirement Plan Limits

About 60% of employers offer employees some sort of retirement plan, but not all employees take advantage of the plans offered.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/18/2016

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National Save For Retirement Week: Day One

This is National Save for Retirement Week. It is a national effort to raise public awareness about the importance of saving for retirement.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/17/2016

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