Sending Money Safely Through Apps
Using apps to send and receive money is gaining popularity. But there are precautions you should take when using this form of payment. Here are five things to keep in mind when using an app to send money.
Ways to Avoid Fake-Check Scams
Scammers like to use paper checks to make you think you are getting paid, when in reality they are after your money. Here are three fake-check scams to look out for.
How to Use a My Social Security Account
My Social Security allows you to access information from your Social Security record. This recording of a live online training session, presented by AARP in collaboration with Senior Planet, will teach you everything you need to know to get started.
How Does Marriage Affect My Social Security?
You can collect spousal benefits if they’re higher than your individual benefits. You may still be eligible to collect spousal benefits if the marriage ends, depending on several factors.
How Do I Replace My Social Security Card?
You can request a new card online, by mail or in person at a Social Security office. Your new card should arrive by mail within two weeks.
How Do I Get My Social Security Award Letter?
Once your Social Security benefits claim is approved, you’ll receive a letter in the mail. You can order a replacement over the phone or in person.
Protect Yourself From a Funeral Scam
It’s hard to think about death. But in planning and paying for a final farewell, it’s important to think clearly and be wary.
How Do I Apply for Social Security Benefits?
You can apply online, by phone or in person at your local Social Security office, depending on which type of benefit you’re seeking.
Cryptocurrencies are attractive to scammers looking to make a quick buck with your money. Here are four tips to help you stay safe in the virtual world of cryptocurrency.
What’s the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision?
If you qualify for Social Security and collect a pension from a job that doesn’t pay FICA taxes, your Social Security income will be reduced but not eliminated.
Avoid an Online Pet Scam
Scammers like to take advantage of people looking for a new furry companion. Here are five tips on how to avoid an online pet scam.
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