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Safe Banking for Seniors

Safe Banking for Seniors (SBFS) is a free national program, sponsored by the ABA Foundation, that provides bankers with the tools and resources necessary to help older adults, their families and caregivers prevent elder financial abuse and exploitation. The program consist of four turn-key modules with presentations, activity sheets, resource sheets, and guides to help bankers connect with their local communities to share about: identifying and avoiding scams; preventing identity theft; choosing a financial caregiver; and acting as a responsible financial caregiver.
Below are links to helpful teaching tools provide by the ABA Foundation.

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Do you know how to spot an imposter scam? Imposter scams often begin with a call, text message, or email. Use the American Bankers Association Foundation and Federal Trade Commission's' joint infographic to educate yourself: https://bit.ly/35FeZqU

According to the FTC, Americans lost more than $667 million to imposter scams in 2019. Imposter scams take many forms, including call, email or text message. Check out the joint infographic with tips on how to recognize and avoid imposter scams made by the American Bankers Association Foundation and the Federal Trade Commission: https://bit.ly/35FeZqU

Do you know how to protect yourself from imposter scams? Use the American Bankers Association Foundation and Federal Trade Commission's joint infographic to educate yourself: https://bit.ly/35FeZqU

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Do you know the signs of an online dating scam? Red flags of romance scams include people who:

- Profess love quickly
- Lure you off the dating site
- Need money for emergencies

Learn more tips from the American Bankers Association Foundation and the Federal Trade Commission on romance scams: https://bit.ly/2vs3Bkp

Older adults lose billions of dollars each year to fraud. Financial abuse against older Americans can take many forms, from illegal debits, to third-party scams and even unauthorized withdrawals by an approved caregiver. Learn how to prevent elder financial abuse through these free resources from the American Bankers Association Foundation: https://bit.ly/2PLvA5r

Need advice on what to do if you have been impacted by an online dating scam? Check out the joint infographic with tips made by the American Bankers Association Foundation and the Federal Trade Commission. https://bit.ly/2vs3Bkp

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If someone sends you money and asks you to send it to someone else, stop! You could be what some call a money mule. Download the joint infographic from the American Bankers Association Foundation and the Federal Trade Commission: https://bit.ly/2Qoq7ls


Do you know what to do if you spot a money mule scam? Follow these steps:

- Break off contact with scammer
- Tell your bank
- Report it to the FTC

More tips from the American Bankers Association Foundation and the Federal Trade Commission: https://bit.ly/2Qoq7ls

Fake checks continue to be one of the most common instruments used to commit fraud against consumers. Check out the joint infographic with tips on how to avoid fake check scams made by the American Bankers Association Foundation and the Federal Trade Commission: https://bit.ly/3apQPll


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Do you suspect you're being targeted by a phishing scam? Use the American Bankers Association's Foundation and Federal Trade Commission's joint infographic to educate yourself: https://bit.ly/2QVCxRI

Do you know how to spot a government imposter scam? Use the American Bankers Association Foundation and Federal Trade Commission's joint infographic to educate yourself: https://bit.ly/3lTOztc

Granting a power of attorney is a major commitment. Learn tips on how to choose the best power of attorney for your situation from the American Bankers Association Foundation's Safe Banking for Seniors program: https://bit.ly/32PCPPO

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