FSA – Money Smart for Older Adults (2022)

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Program Description is taken from The First Step Act Approved Program Guide,  1/2022 Money Smart for Older Adults (MSOA) provides awareness among older adults on how to prevent elder financial exploitation and encourages advance planning and informed financial decision-making.

There are seven segments covering the following topics: Common Types of Elder Financial Exploitation, Scams Targeting Veterans, Identity Theft, Medical Identity Theft, Scams that Target Homeowners, Planning for Unexpected Life Events, and How to Be Financially Prepared for Disasters.


Time Frame
Hours This program is typically completed in 28 hours.
Needs Addressed Finance/Poverty
Program Delivery To ensure program fidelity and proper credit, Money Smart for Older Adults must be delivered by Business Office Staff or Unit Team. This program may also be delivered by a qualified volunteer or contractor.
Institution Locations Available at all BOP institutions.