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Seniors face a double threat with COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may pose a double whammy for seniors. The elderly are considered the most vulnerable population for medical complications associated with the virus. They’re also prime targets for COVID-19 scams. If you’re a senior — or have elderly relatives and friends — read and share the following information. Everyone a potential victim […]

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COVID-19 Payments for Retirees

The IRS reminds retirees, who don’t normally have a requirement to file a tax return, that no action on their part is needed to receive their $1,200 economic impact payment. Seniors should be especially careful during this period, as they can be the target of scammers. The IRS reminds retirees – including recipients of Forms […]

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Beware Coronavirus-related Scams

The IRS has issued a warning to taxpayers about calls and email phishing attempts dealing with COVID-19 or the Coronavirus.  Main concerns center around identity theft and tax-related fraud. Taxpayers should watch for emails, text messages, websites and social media attempts that request money or any personal information. According to IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig, “The […]

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Tips on Isolation From NASA Astronauts

We are all struggling with finding a way to normalize the abnormal. Astronauts may be the best ones to give advice on isolation.  Taking from some of their experiences of living on the International Space Station, here is some advice on how to deal with the challenge of being isolated.  Here’s a YouTube link if […]

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