Our financial and regulatory systems failed in 2008, and trillions of dollars of value in the markets evaporated.
Elder financial abuse is one form of elder abuse, and it is one of the top three cases reported to Pennsylvania Adult Protective Services.
We are living in a great period of innovation, where technology is changing the relationship between people and money.
We are all familiar with disclosures – the so-called “fine print” in contracts we sign or click to agree. But how many of us actually read?
Identities can be stolen, their bank accounts drained, and their credit ruined by criminals in distant lands in just a short amount of time.
We are harnessing the
power of our department’s research into financial issues to provide a channel
to our stakeholders, media, and consumers that will allow for more expository
writing on complex subjects. This blog will promote our agency’s primary communications
goals: To help
Pennsylvania consumers make educated decisions with their money and protect
their assets; communicate department news and perspective;
and inform and influence regulatory and consumer protection issues on the
state and national levels.