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Author: Rebecca

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Welcome to MoneyTalks 50+ brought to you by AARP ElderWatch and Stop Fraud Colorado. MoneyTalks 50+ is a podcast by women, for women unpacking the unique financial challenges faced on a day-to-day basis as we age. In Season 1 we explore caregiving finances, the most common scams, how aging impacts our financial decisions, talking finances with your family, student loans, Medicare and more. Questions? Email
36 Episodes
Rebecca discusses the best practices for preparing your finances for retirement. 
S5 E2 Budgeting Basics

S5 E2 Budgeting Basics


Rebecca discusses the basics and importance of having a budget including the impact inflation is having on our pocketbooks, wealth principles, and including your loved ones in your financial planning. 
Rebecca discusses inflation and how it impacts creating a budget. She also gives tips on how to create and stick to a budget once you have one. 
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Top Scams 2023

Top Scams 2023


Rebecca discusses the top 7 scams to watch out for in 2023 and ways to keep yourself safe!
NoCoPay Radio

NoCoPay Radio


Rebecca is interviewed by Murphy Huston about her work at AARP ElderWatch.To learn more about NoCoPay Radio, visit their website here or tune into KOSI 101.1 at 7:30 am on Sundays. ElderWatch thanks NoCoPay Radio for having us on to kick off the year!
La Procuraduría General de Colorado les desea felices fiestas y queremos que las disfrute estando al tanto de cómo evitar estafas comunes durante las fiestas de diciembre. Mas información en The Colorado Department of Law wishes you happy holidays and wants to make sure you enjoy your holidays by avoiding common scams during this festive season. For more information visit
Rebecca discusses the most common holiday scams during the 2022 season. To report a scam, call AARP ElderWatch at 800-222-4444 option 2
Rebecca sits down with Melissa Demorest Leduc to discuss preparing for end of life including advance directives, Power of Attorney and wills.DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE. Please consult with a lawyer in your state before making any final decisions. Advance Medical Directives Information for the Public, Colorado Bar AssociationMore about Melissa here.Contact AARP ElderWatch at 800-222-4444 #2
Rebecca sits down with Martin Booker, Program Manager at AARP to discuss all things preparing for retirement. Resources:AARP Money Map Ace your Retirement Interview an Advisor 99 Ways to Save 
Rebecca discusses Medicare Open Enrollment, happening now until December 7, 2022.To make changes to your Medicare plan, visit Medicare.govCompare plans here.Need assistance with Medicare? Contact Colorado's State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) here.Report Medicare scams to Senior Medicare Patrol here.
Full source notes are available upon request. AARP ElderWatch can be reached at 800-222-4444 option 2
Full sources available upon request. AARP ElderWatch: 800-222-4444 option #2
Full source notes available upon request. 
Tune in for the second of our six part series on The Numbers Too Big To Ignore: History of Women's Financial Empowerment in Colorado. This episode covers the Indigenous women that inhabited this land before it was called Colorado; Julia Archibald-Holmes, one of the first women recorded to cross the Eastern Plains for gold; and Clara Brown, the first recorded Black woman to make her way to Colorado. Full source notes available upon request. 
Season 3 preview. Join us for the next six weeks for Season 3 - Numbers too Big to Ignore: The History of Women's Financial Empowerment in Colorado. 
Thanks for joining Rebecca for the final episode of the season. We'll be back in the New Year!Resources: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Trade Commission AARP Money ElderWatch 1-800-222-4444 option 2
La Procuraduría General de Colorado protege a todos los consumidores- en especial a los más vulnerables, los adultos mayores. Nuestros programas y ofrecen recursos educativos y una forma fácil de presentar una denuncia. Miembros del equipo de Participación Comunitario de la Procuraduría General de Colorado, Ana Mostaccero y Efrain Bueno, empiezan el primer podcast mensual en Español sobre y los recursos disponible, como parte de Money Talks (El Dinero Hable) edición de mayores de 50.The Colorado Department of Law protects all consumers – especially some of our most vulnerable populations, older adults. Our programs and provide educational resources and an easy way to file a complaint. Right on time to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Ana Mostaccero and Efrain Bueno, members of the Colorado Department of Law Community Engagement team, kick off a monthly  Spanish language podcast about and resources available, as part of Money Talks, 50+ edition.
Rebecca sits down with Alison Joucovsky, MA, LPC to discuss a unique solution to the housing crisis that Denver (and the rest of Colorado) faces. To learn more about Sunshine Homeshare Colorado (Denver Metro and Colorado Springs), visit here. To learn more about Neighbor 2 Neighbor (Fort Collins), visit here. 
Rebecca sits down with Colorado State Treasurer Dave Young to discuss the Colorado Secure Savings program.To learn more about the Treasurer's office, visit their website here. 
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