Protecting your parents

4:02 PM ET Fri, 11 March 2016

Your parents raised you to be smart about money, but now may be your turn to help them. The role reversal is especially necessary since seniors are a common target of scam artists. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, one financial scam costs the average senior $30 thousand dollars. Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson has signs you can look for to outsmart the scammers trying to take advantage your folks and their finances.