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Senior Investors

AARP: www.aarp.org/money
Many specialized financial calculators and articles on financial issues of interest to older adults and family members.

Financial Security in Later Life (USDA Cooperative Extension Service):
www.csrees.usda.gov/nea/economics/fsll/fsll.html

Maine Adult Protective Services:
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oes/aps/index.shtml

Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging:
http://maine4a.com
This site contains links to each of the five area agencies on aging which provide a variety of services and community activities to older adults in all regions of the state. Click on the AAA in your area.
SENIOR HOTLINE: 1-877-353-3771

Maine Legal Services for the Elderly:
www.mainelse.org/

Save And Invest (A project of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation): www.saveandinvest.org/55Plus/index.htm
Helping older investors recognize how they are vulnerable to financial fraud; identifying persuasion techniques; and reducing risky investment behavior by asking questions and checking information.

Tricks of the Trade: Outsmarting Investment Fraud
A New Hour-long Documentary on Preventing Investment Fraud
http://www.saveandinvest.org/55Plus/Fraud/P118960

Senior Investor Resource Center of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA):
www.nasaa.org/Investor Education/Senior Investor Resource Center
Podcasts, tips, news and other resources for older investors from the oldest association of state provincial securities regulators.

Seniors Pages of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC): www.sec.gov/investor/seniors.shtml
Valuable information on investment products such as variable annuities, equity-indexed annuities, callable bonds, Promissory Notes, and more. Many other topics of special interest to older investors, including so-called "senior specialist" designations, scams targeting seniors.

Senior Resources from Maine.gov:
www.maine.gov/portal/family/seniors.html
Compendium of governmental, non-profit and general interest resources for older adults.

RETIREMENT WEALTH KNOW-HOW: THE WEB'S 12 BEST INVESTOR EDUCATION RESOURCES FOR OLDER INVESTORS, FROM THE ALLIANCE FOR INVESTOR EDUCATION

 

Last Updated: June 17, 2013