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What is Financial Exploitation?

Financial Exploitation

Last updated on 05/27/2021 at 5:27 pm

In a perfect world, we are loved from birth to death. We are surrounded by people who care deeply for us and always act to benefit us.

But sometimes things are not so rosy. And sometimes things change.

But in good times and in bad, we can do some things to safeguard ourselves.

We can be aware. We can say no. We can get help.

What is financial exploitation?

Do you fit the profile of a victim of financial exploitation?

Who might take financial advantage of you?

Why might you be at risk?

Checklist: are you at risk?

What should i look for?

How can I protect myself from becoming a victim of financial abuse?

If you suspect that you are being financially manipulated, what can you do about it? who can you turn to for help?

What should you expect once you tell someone about it?

Can there be a happy ending and what does it take to get it to happen?