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Beware phone scams and elderly people

Scamming phone callers asking for payment cards

It’s always wise to be wary of the identity of a person you don’t know when speaking to them on the phone, even if they give you a name or a phone number. If a call you’ve received ‘doesn’t seem quite right’, it’s better safe than sorry. Report fraud or attempted fraud, by contacting Action […]

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  Are you taking care of your own finances? We have things you should know about state pensions, wills and allowances. More older people are living alone, with repercussions for their financial well-being. There are continuing issues with the rush to emergency hospital admissions, and long waits for discharge. Latest research on arthritis pain looks […]

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Tax benefits for older people

Do my ageing parents still have to pay tax? What benefits and schemes are there to help them? When you’re helping relatives and friends to manage their finances as they get older, there are several questions you may want to clear up regarding their finances. Tax professionals Tax Rebate Services offer the following pointers. Attendance […]

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