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Category: Data, research, and reports |
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Financial institutions report widespread elder financial abuse

The Bureau released a report about key facts, trends, and patterns revealed in Suspicious Activity Reports—or SARs—filed by banks, credit unions, casinos, and other financial services providers from 2013-2017. This first-ever public analysis provides a chance to better understand elder fraud and to find ways to improve prevention and response.

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Share financial information with your spouse now to avoid problems later

It’s common for couples to share their financial lives but not the responsibility for managing household finances.  But if a spouse dies or experiences a sudden illness, getting up to speed quickly could be challenging for the person left behind. Share your family financial picture now to prepare for the future.