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Senior Investors

AARP: www.aarp.org/money
Many specialized financial calculators and articles on financial issues of interest to older adults and family members.

Financial Security in Later Life (USDA Cooperative Extension Service):
https://nifa.usda.gov/resource/investing-your-future-resource-financial-security-later-life

Maine Adult Protective Services:
https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oads/index.html

Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging:
http://maine4a.org
This site contains links to each of the five area agencies on aging which provide a variety of services and community activities to older adults in all regions of the state. Click on the AAA in your area.
SENIOR HOTLINE: 1-877-353-3771

Maine Legal Services for the Elderly:
www.mainelse.org/

Save And Invest (A project of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation): www.saveandinvest.org/55Plus/index.htm
Helping older investors recognize how they are vulnerable to financial fraud; identifying persuasion techniques; and reducing risky investment behavior by asking questions and checking information.

Tricks of the Trade: Outsmarting Investment Fraud
A New Hour-long Documentary on Preventing Investment Fraud
http://www.saveandinvest.org/55Plus/Fraud/P118960

Senior Investor Resource Center of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA):
https://www.nasaa.org/1723/senior-investor-resource-center/


Podcasts, tips, news and other resources for older investors from the oldest association of state provincial securities regulators.

Seniors Pages of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC): www.sec.gov/investor/seniors.shtml
Valuable information on investment products such as variable annuities, equity-indexed annuities, callable bonds, Promissory Notes, and more. Many other topics of special interest to older investors, including so-called "senior specialist" designations, scams targeting seniors.

Senior Resources from Maine.gov:
www.maine.gov/portal/family/seniors.html
Compendium of governmental, non-profit and general interest resources for older adults.

RETIREMENT WEALTH KNOW-HOW: THE WEB'S 12 BEST INVESTOR EDUCATION RESOURCES FOR OLDER INVESTORS, FROM THE ALLIANCE FOR INVESTOR EDUCATION

 

Last Updated: October 15, 2018