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Lending a Helping Hand During Tax Season

Volunteers with AARP Foundation's Tax-Aide program share their stories

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The Perfect Scam

Terror over the phone - Virtual Kidnappings part 2

FBI Officials Discuss Virtual Kidnappings

In part two of this episode, we cover tips on how to handle a threatening call

Pay the Ransom or Else

Scammers Use Scare Tactics in Virtual-Kidnapping Scheme

One mom was asked to pay for her daughter's "alleged" release

Bonus Episode- You've Got Mail, With Frank Abagnale, Second Edition

You’ve Got Mail, With Frank Abagnale, Part 2

Our fraud expert answers questions from listeners on popular scams

Take on Today

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Surprises and Snubs of Hollywood's Awards Season

Mike Ellison talks about the Oscars and how the film industry is changing

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Workers Denied Pensions Despite Years of Service

Bob Edwards talks about employees at a hospital that filed a lawsuit after not getting their pensions

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Avoid Scams by Reading the Fine Print

Bob Sullivan talks about scams, while football legend Joe Montana moderates an event at CES for AARP

Closing the Savings Gap

Episode 7 - Closing the Savings Gap

Retirement Planning Without an Employer-Sponsored Plan

A family caregiver must tackle saving for retirement and rebuilding her emergency fund

Closing the Savings Gap - episode - 6

Repairing Your Finances After a Divorce

A divorcee looks to replenish her retirement savings after borrowing from her 401k

Closing the Savings Gap - episode - 5

Protecting Your Finances with Life and Disability Insurance

A businesswoman reviews life and disability insurance options as a strategy to secure her financial future

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