US Census: Beware Scammers

The US Census, conducted every ten years, is underway. You can count on scammers to use the opportunity to try to rip people off.

A Census worker will be coming to your door. They will have an identification badge, a copy of the letter that was previously sent to you by the Census...

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If It Sounds Too Good to be True…

Right in our own backyard, another financial planner has been charged with scamming seniors. His pitch was that his investments would allegedly earn guaranteed 12% returns - not bad - and not likely. Further, he allegedly implied that these investments were safe; Bill Galvin's office says they were patently risky. Regardless of how these charges...
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Beware Scammers Calling About Your Stimulus Payment

As you have probably heard by now, recipients under the various Social Security Programs (Retirement, Rail Road, SSI, SSDI), will receive one-time payments of $250.  The Social Security Administration will send these payments to you in the same form that you receive your regular payment.  For example, if your Social Security is direct deposited...
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