It is usually best for people to make their own decisions on matters that significantly affect their lives. In some cases, however, people become unable to do so because of health or cognitive impairments. In these situations, it is important for people to have someone they trust who can make decisions for them. Establishing a power of attorney may be something to consider. What is a financial power of attorney?
"Can you hear me?" "Are you there?" "Is this you?" Most people have been asked these questions in a phone call. News outlets and organizations across the country report that people are receiving calls from individuals who ask questions designed to get a "yes" answer. But responding "yes" may leave people on the hook for more nuisance calls and maybe even unauthorized charges. This new scheme is called the "Can You Hear Me?" scam. The calls go like this: