Search Results

You searched for “scams”

February 27, 2019

I just met the love of my…..wallet.

…before you pursue that online romance, it’s important to take precaution with anyone new that you meet, especially with strangers online. Each year the number of reported romance scams rises…

August 12, 2015

The Latest in Aging Research

…tagging along while Gifford rubs elbows with famous scientists, hangs with aging pole vaulters and separates the scams from the science. After sifting through the evidence, he tells readers: Red…

April 12, 2015

The world’s most popular artist is 86 – and more from the week online

…click here. A senior acting troupe is educating peers about scams Singing songs like “Just Hang Up” (in response to telemarketers), the Stop Senior Scams acting troupe takes its skits…

February 22, 2015

Housesharing for seniors – and more from the week online

…to be a book. Click here to read Collins’ NY Times op-ed. Dirty Tax Scams It’s tax season – and that means tax scam season. The IRS has summarized the…

April 1 | 1:30pm2:30pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 04/03/2020 at 1:30pm

Lunch, Learn, Laugh, Live – Protecting Your Personal Information

…outs of how to protect your personal information online. We’ll cover tips for staying safe in cyberspace, like safe browsing, how to recognize online scams, and when it’s OK —…

May 22 | 4:00pm5:00pm EDT

Protecting Your Personal Information Online

…online scams, and when it’s OK — or not — to share your personal information online. Click or tap to join this class by Zoom: https://seniorplanet.zoom.us/j/3232457287 Meeting ID: 323 245…

March 11, 2013

New Scam Alert

…eye on the FTC Consumer Education blog for information about other phone and online scams – click here to visit the blog. You can also sign up on the blog…

May 8, 2020

Resources to Manage Finances from Home in the COVID-19 Era

…an email address and/or mobile number to sign up, verify your account, and receive notifications. Avoiding fraud and scams Scammers may use your email address or mobile phone number to…

October 6, 2013

Linky Sunday: Scam alert, a stunning music experience…

…Obamacare, and some of the new scams target older people – including one in which callers say you’ll lose your Medicare coverage unless you provide your Social Security number. Watch…

October 4, 2015

Open Enrollment Tips, Brain Aging Info & More From the Week Online

…to browse the Brainy Resources section! Check it out at BrainHealth.gov. Scam Alert: Publisher’s Clearing House We wrote about some Facebook scams last week. Now, it turns out, a phone…

April 1 | 1:30pm2:30pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 04/03/2020 at 1:30pm

Lunch, Learn, Laugh, Live – Protecting Your Personal Information

…outs of how to protect your personal information online. We’ll cover tips for staying safe in cyberspace, like safe browsing, how to recognize online scams, and when it’s OK —…

January 12, 2014

America’s oldest teacher turns 100 – and more hot news and cool finds for seniors

…afford housing, and many face housing discrimination today. Click here to read more. Scammers prefer older people With the aging of the population, instances of financial scams are proliferating. Among…

April 1 | 10:30am11:30am PDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 04/03/2020 at 10:30am

Lunch, Learn, Laugh, Live – Protecting Your Personal Information

…outs of how to protect your personal information online. We’ll cover tips for staying safe in cyberspace, like safe browsing, how to recognize online scams, and when it’s OK —…

April 1 | 12:30pm1:30pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 04/03/2020 at 12:30pm

Lunch, Learn, Laugh, Live – Protecting Your Personal Information

…outs of how to protect your personal information online. We’ll cover tips for staying safe in cyberspace, like safe browsing, how to recognize online scams, and when it’s OK —…

May 29 | 3:30pm4:30pm CDT

Protecting Your Personal Information Online

…online scams, and when it’s OK — or not — to share your personal information online. Click or tap to join this class by Zoom: https://seniorplanet.zoom.us/j/3232457287 Meeting ID: 323 245…