Department staff will be presenting "Understanding Reverse Mortgages," which helps senior citizens and their families have a better understanding of this complicated mortgage product. The presentation will be at the Schuylkill Township Hall in Phoenixville (Chester County) on October 27 at 7:00 PM.
Department staff will also be visiting private senior communities and presenting "Avoiding Scams and ID Theft," which takes a look at ways people's identities are stolen or compromised, what people can do if they find their identities have been stolen, and how to stop theft from occurring. (Note: attendance at these events is limited to residents of the communities and their guests) Location for these presentations:
- Lodge Run Apartments in Portage (Cambria County) on October 12 at 11:00 AM
- Spring Manor Apartments in Hollidaysburg (Blair County) on October 13 at 11:00 AM
- Apartments at Cliveden in Philadelphia on October 27 at 4:00 PM
The Department of Banking and Securities offers a number of education presentations designed to help senior citizens and consumers of all ages learn protect and grow their own money. The department's outreach Calendar of Events can be found online: http://bit.ly/1KIscBZ. Consumers and community groups can call 1-800-PA-BANKS or email email@example.com for more information, or learn more online: http://bit.ly/2bjKrTa.
Media contact: Ed Novak, 717-783-4721
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities