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Senior Fraud Awareness and Financial Security

Senior Fraud Awareness and Financial Security

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Scams are everywhere; however, diligent people are too. While con artists will stop at nothing to exploit the vulnerable, there are programs in place to help. After recognizing increased fraudulent activity targeted towards older adults, the U.S. Senate declared May 15th as National Senior Fraud Awareness Day.  On this day, the nation recognizes the need to protect older individuals. Additionally, twenty-four states enacted age-specific laws and resolutions. There's no doubt that every person should guard themselves against scams. Nonetheless, each year, there are about 7.86 million cases of suspicious activity directed towards the elderly. Senior Fraud Awareness day is not only important,...
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Certificates of Deposit, Easier Passive Income Than Crypto

Certificate of Deposit, Easier Passive Income Than Staking Crypto

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Imagine a savings account that could do more with your money. If you had the opportunity to set funds aside for six months, with a stable interest return, would you? Enter into the savvy-savings of a certificate of deposit account. Not only do these investments have the lowest amount of risk, but they are the simplest form of passive income. How does a certificate of deposit work? With a certificate of deposit, there is no need to log in every day to check prices. Since most CDs hold for a minimum of six months, the fluctuating market has little effect...
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The Leaders Behind National Nurses Day

The Leaders Behind National Nurses Day

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In 1982, President Reagan signed a proclamation declaring May 6th as National Nurses Day. It is a day to honor our supportive caretakers within the health, research, and psychiatric fields. Additionally, this special day is part of a week-long celebration dedicated to nurses all around the world. How did National Nurses Day begin? In 1953 Dorothy Sutherland, an official from the US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, proposed to create a day to recognize the hard work of nurses. She presented the proposal to President Eisenhower. The proclamation did not receive approval at the time; however, several advocates for...
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