Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web

This week: cheap weekend getaways; what car salesmen are really talking about in the manager’s office; shopping for next Christmas; why entrepreneurs fail; and awkward money moments.

5 Ways Scammers Are Going After Grandma’s Money

America’s seniors can fight back against fraud by keeping themselves educated on the sneaky ways criminals (and sometimes seniors’ own family members) are going after their money. Check out some of the most common forms of elder fraud.