Call Block Services

Call Block Services

STOP SCAM CALLS and TEXTS: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has provided the below list of call block and labeling services currently available to consumers. DR. ALEXIS PRO TIP: Labeling services display categories for potentially unwanted or illegal calls...
Talking to Your Parents After the Scam

Talking to Your Parents After the Scam

Many older adults grew up in an era when trusting one another was more the norm than the outlier. A solid handshake took the place of a signed contract, and locked doors weren’t common – everyone was welcome! Today we live in a society that is fraught with...
BEWARE: Romance Scams

BEWARE: Romance Scams

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received more than 25,000 reports about romance scams last year alone. Data from the agency revealed that consumers reported losing $201 million to romance scams last year – up nearly 40% from the year before. Also, there has...
What Are the Most Common Types of Scams?

What Are the Most Common Types of Scams?

Swindles come in all shapes and sizes – they can be massive or minuscule, hi-tech, or basic. They can originate from a knock on the front door or an identity listing on the dark web. No matter what the method, malicious fraudsters behind scams have one thing in...
How To Recognize a Scam

How To Recognize a Scam

To avoid a potentially devastating fraud situation it’s important to talk with your aging loved ones, early and often, about how to recognize common scams and protect themselves from exploitation. I am frequently told that talking about finances is the hardest...
Tell-Tale Signs You’ve Been Scammed

Tell-Tale Signs You’ve Been Scammed

Frauds and scams can take many forms, and that’s one of the things that makes them so hard to detect. Your aging loved ones can be scammed on or offline, via the phone (cell or landline), snail-mail, door to door, etc. MoneyAdviceServices.org wrote a great article...

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