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Celebrate Financial Literacy Month!

Celebrate Financial Literacy Month!

During financial literacy month, seniors should think about how best to protect and preserve their assets.

Tips for seniors to follow and remember:

·        Know where your money is going
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        Do not rush your Social Security benefits-Find out the best time to apply for your Social Security benefits to get the most out of them.
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        Do not expect magic from the market-Watch out for tall investing tales
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        Beware of friendly strangers with confusing doubletalk-Senior citizens are often viewed as easy marks by those who would like to separate them from their money
 

For other tips on managing finances, you can contact the Senior Source Money Management Program, 214-823-5700, www.theSeniorSource.org or,

For Benefits eligibility, contact the Dallas Area Agency on Aging Benefits Counseling program, 214-871-5065,  www.ccgd.org


Posted On 04/06/15
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