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Certified Financial Planner Board (CFPD): Financial Self-Defense Guide for Seniors

The CFPD offers many tools for navigating our increasingly complicated financial world and to protect consumers from exploitation. 193 more words

Elder Law

How Do People Get My Information?

By Barbara Parrott McGinity, LMSW

This is one of the most frequent questions I get from people, and my response to is always “we give it to them.” Here are some examples of the many different ways we freely provide information to scam artists. 431 more words

Scams And Fraudulent Business Practices

Unpacking Serge Benhayon - audio recordings

UPDATED: The latest audio uploads to YouTube are recordings of Benhayon callously asserting his ignorant fundamentalist interpretation of the doctrine of ‘karma’ – that victims of child sexual abuse deserved it for being abusers in a past life. 473 more words

Cult Characteristics

What's Left, After You've Given Everything? Nov. 8 sermon by Carla J. Bailey

“I had learned something about how giving from emptiness was the very thing that made the widow fill up again.” Listen to Carla Bailey’s sermon, given on Nov. 20 more words


It would be difficult to find a more callous and calculating attorney

Yet another financial abuse case. Once again, one where the Deputy or Attorney would have benefited greatly from having one of my coffee mugs with “It’s not your Fucking Money” printed on it. 1,450 more words

Case Law

Managing Someone Else's Money

by Barbara Parrott McGinity, LMSW

Last April, the New York Times published an story title “As Cognition Slips, Financial Skills are the First to Go.” The article states that several studies show the ability to handle simple math and financial matters are the first skills one loses with dementia and Alzheimer’s. 330 more words

Scams And Fraudulent Business Practices

The Bad Son

Our client “Opal,” a 72-year-old Boston resident, spent her entire life working hard as a cleaner in a local hospital, saving money each month until she could finally buy her own home about 20 years ago. 1,096 more words

Financial Exploitation