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Website provides free assessment for financial decision-making of older adults

Earlier this year, Wayne State’s Institute of Gerontology (IOG) launched, which provides free online training, screenings and interviews to assess the financial decision-making ability of older adults and identify exploitation risks. “Forty-eight million U.S. adults are 65 or older and worth billions of dollars in income and assets,” said IOG Director Peter Lichtenberg. “The pursuit

Financial literacy: An epic fail in America

For as long as he can remember, Zachary Beneda dreamed of joining the Air Force. But the 23-year-old senior at Texas A&M University, who will be headed to Japan after graduation for his first active-duty assignment as an Air Force support officer, got a rude awakening when he realized he’ll also have to begin paying