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Safe Banking for Seniors

Safe Banking for Seniors (SBFS) is a free national program, sponsored by the ABA Foundation, that provides bankers with the tools and resources to help older adults, their families and caregivers prevent elder financial exploitation.

The program consist of six turn-key modules with presentations, resource sheets, guides and more to help bankers connect with their local communities to share about: identifying and avoiding scams; preventing identity theft; choosing a financial caregiver; acting as a responsible financial caregiver; understanding powers of attorney; and choosing executors.

Free Registration/Update Participation

Consumers: Request a "Safe Banking for Seniors" Presentation

About the Program

Banks of all sizes can access Safe Banking for Seniors materials for free simply by registering for the program. Within 24 hours of registration, bankers will receive a link to all Safe Banking for Seniors resources, including presentation lessons, participant activities, communications tools and promotional materials. The list of program participants is shared with State Bank Associations, policymakers and consumers. 

Safe Banking for Seniors Presentation Guides

Presenter's Guides

Safe Banking for Seniors Presentation Slides

Presentation Slides

Safe Banking for Seniors Activity Sheets

Activity Sheets

Safe Banking for Seniors Resource Sheets

Resource Sheets

Webinars

Bank Trends in Safeguarding Seniors’ Finances

Scam artists are ever on the move to exploit America's seniors. Banks are taking this threat seriously and have increased their efforts to combat financial fraud and abuse. Access the ABA Foundation’s recent webinar to hear about the latest bank trends in protecting seniors.

Watch Recording

Resources

State Banker Association Champions

Thank you to the following state bankers associations that have pledged to promote the Safe Banking for Seniors campaign in their states:

  • Arizona Bankers Association
  • Arkansas Bankers Association
  • California Bankers Association
  • Colorado Bankers Association
  • Connecticut Bankers Association
  • Delaware Bankers Association
  • Florida Bankers Association
  • Georgia Bankers Association
  • Hawaii Bankers Association
  • Illinois Bankers Association
  • Indiana Bankers Association
  • Iowa Bankers Association
  • Kansas Bankers Association
  • Louisiana Bankers Association
  • Maine Bankers Association
  • Maryland Bankers Association
  • Massachusetts Bankers Association
  • Michigan Bankers Association
  • Minnesota Bankers Association
  • Missouri Bankers Association
  • Montana Bankers Association
  • Nebraska Bankers Association
  • Nevada Bankers Association
  • New Hampshire Bankers Association
  • New Jersey Bankers Association
  • New Mexico Bankers Association
  • North Carolina Bankers Association
  • North Dakota Bankers Association
  • Ohio Bankers League
  • Oklahoma Bankers Association
  • Oregon Bankers Association
  • Pennsylvania Bankers Association
  • Rhode Island Bankers Association
  • South Carolina Bankers Association
  • South Dakota Bankers Association
  • Tennessee Bankers Association
  • Texas Bankers Association
  • Utah Bankers Associations
  • Vermont Bankers Association
  • Virginia Bankers Association
  • Washington Bankers Association
  • West Virginia Bankers Association
  • Wisconsin Bankers Association