How Seniors Can Avoid Popular Online Scams

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Although only 36 percent of Americans who reported that they were victims of Internet scams last year were over the age of 50, 50 percent of the recorded losses were from our age group. Americans over 50 lost $339 million last year to online scammers, according to the Internet Crime Complaint Center.

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After a 2008 divorce left Bonnie Moore living alone in a newly remodeled five-bedroom home, she searched for and found four great roommates to fill the empty bedrooms. The experience was so transformational that Moore embarked on a new career dedicated to helping 50+ adults ease their way into shared living. As founder of Golden Girls Network, she has written a book titled How to Start a Golden Girls Home and teaches classes on the same topic.  For more information about Bonnie, please visit http://goldengirlsnetwork.com. You can also join her on Facebook and Twitter @GoldenGirlsNet.

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Yellow caution tape stretched across darkened doorway.
10/02/2016
Caution Although only 36 percent of Americans who reported that they were victims of Internet scams last year were over the age of 50, 50 percent of the recorded losses were from our age... read more
Yellow caution tape stretched across darkened doorway.
10/02/2016
Caution Although only 36 percent of Americans who reported that they were victims of Internet scams last year were over the age of 50, 50 percent of the recorded losses were from our age... read more