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FINANCIAL WELLNESS SENIOR SERIES
Learning is a lifelong endeavor — especially when it comes to financial literacy. Evergreen Credit Union is proud to host the Financial Wellness Seniors Series 2022. The good news is it is never too late to be financially literate and the folks at Evergreen are here to help you navigate your personal finances in this economy. Older adults have put in their time and deserve a livelihood that is secure, money smart, and comfortable.
 
Week 1 - Financial Tips for Low to Mid Income Seniors.
One-third of households headed by an older adult has no money left over at the end of the month or is in debt after meeting essential expenses, according to the Institute on Assets and Social Policy. Use these tips to start making steps towards a better financial state.
 
Week 2 Protecting Seniors from Financial Abuse & Financial Scams
Financial scams targeting seniors have become so prevalent that they are now considered “the crime of the 21st century”. We will take a look at the top 10 scams and give you tips for protecting your money. Family and friends can also help by being aware of the many ways in which an older person may be financially exploited.
 
Week 3 – Financial Planning advice for Seniors
While it is wise to consult a professional when it comes to financial advice for seniors, following are pieces of financial advice that seniors should take into consideration as they plan their budgets. A hands on exercise with tools that will make this complicated task a little easier.
 
Week 4 – Budgeting & Inflation
Inflation is a silent budget killer. It causes everything to go up, from your groceries to your gas, as the purchasing power of money decreases. During a good year, it cuts your buying power by 2% to 3% — these days inflation is hovering above 8%, a level we have not seen in 40 years.
However, what does that mean for you? There are steps to take — and actions to avoid — that can help you navigate this period of high inflation, for however long it lasts.
Instructor:  Brenda Pollock, EVCU

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