Financial Fraud Prevention

Guide Change is working with Fruition Technology Labs to create user-friendly tools that enable adults ages 40yrs - 90yrs + to securely and confidently manage their money while avoiding financial exploitation.  In order for us to better equip people to fight fraud, it is important to gain insights into the way money is managed today.  We also hope that you find this information useful in planning your own family finances.

This survey was developed to gather feedback regarding how our friends and families are currently managing money.  We value your honest responses.  The questionnaire should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.

* 1. What is your age range ?

* 2. Are you still working regularly?

* 3. If you are retired, what was your prior profession?

* 4. What is your level of education?

* 5. Are you living alone?

* 6. What types of activities do you do on the computer?  (SELECT ALL THAT APPLY)

* 7. Who is in charge of managing your household finances and paying bills?

* 8. What is your current method of managing your money, budgeting and paying bills (SELECT ALL THAT APPLY)

* 9. Which computer programs or Websites, if any, do you use to help manage your money?

* 10. How many of your monthly bills are paid through an online banking system?

* 11. How many of your monthly bills are paid manually by check?

* 12. Do you ever worry about being overcharged for something?

* 13. Do you ever worry about being scammed?

* 14. Do you ever worry about missing deadlines for paying bills?

* 15. Have you ever had to waste money because you did not cancel a free subscription or service before the free trial period ended?

* 16. What other concerns do you have related to managing money?

* 17. What is your overall level of comfort with finances and the way you manage your money?

* 18. Have you shared your method for managing your money with anyone else in case you are not available to make a decision?

* 19. If you had to appoint someone else to manage your money and pay your bills, would you want that person's decisions to be monitored by anyone else?

* 20. Can you think of anything that would make it easier for you to manage your money?

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