Podcast: Expert advice on scams and what to look out for this year

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John Deeks speaks with Delia Rickard, deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Australians lost an alarming $323 million in 2021 and over-50s accounted for 25 per cent of all money lost. Ms Rickard provides tips on how to stay safe, scams to watch for and tells how you can get help. You need to know the value of your personal information, she warns. Visit www.scamwatch.gov.au for more information and to sign up for its free monthly newsletter. If you have encountered identity theft, please contact www.idcare.org. Stay safe.

Written by YourLifeChoices Writers

YourLifeChoices' team of writers specialise in content that helps Australian over-50s make better decisions about wealth, health, travel and life. It's all in the name. For 22 years, we've been helping older Australians live their best lives.

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