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AARP Backs Labor Department Proposal that Boosts Chance of Secure Retirement

Posted on 07/22/2015 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

Measure Would Protect Retirement Investors and Savers from Conflicts of Interest The U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed rule to protect 401(k) and IRA investors against conflicts of interest in the financial services industry would better ensure that American families have adequate income in retirement, according to comments filed with the agency yesterday by AARP.The rule, proposed in April, would require financial advisers to provide advice in their clients’ best interest, rather than meeting an inadequate standard currently applicable to some …

Join AARP and SBA for Encore Mentoring in Muscatine

Posted on 07/21/2015 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

SBA and AARP to Host Mentoring Event for Entrepreneurs Age 50 and Older in Muscatine on Aug. 27th WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are teaming up to host a “Summer of Encore Mentoring,” targeting entrepreneurs over the age of 50. Building on the success of a joint SBA and AARP Mentor Month in April 2013 and April 2014, both organizations will match these “encore entrepreneurs” with successful business owners and community leaders for advice and assistance. …

Iowa Executive Council Members John and Beverly McCartney of Fort Dodge

Posted on 07/10/2015 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

AARP Iowa appreciates the leadership and service John and Beverly McCartney of Fort Dodge have provided to the AARP Iowa state Executive Council since 2009, and will continue to provide through the completion their term in 2015. As the immediate past, co-presidents of the Iowa Retired School Personnel Association, the McCartneys have played a lead role in working with state AARP staff and volunteers to shape Iowa’s evolving volunteer structure. Both former educators, the Missouri natives are far from retired. …

AARP Welcomes Brena Corona to State Executive Council

Posted on 06/26/2015 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

AARP Iowa is pleased to welcome Brena Corona of West Des Moines, one of six new members of the AARP Iowa Executive Council, a team of volunteers who provide leadership to support accomplishment of AARP’s state and national priorities. Corona brings a wide range of volunteer and professional experiences in leadership, planning, educating and organizing to the 10-member volunteer board. A retired elementary school teacher, she has taught in Texas, Kansas and Iowa, including bilingual education. Corona earned a Bachelor …

AARP Welcomes Joseph Marquart to State Executive Council

Posted on 06/26/2015 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

AARP Iowa is pleased to welcome Joseph Marquart of Cedar Falls, one of six new members of the AARP Iowa Executive Council, a team of volunteers who provides leadership to support accomplishment of AARP’s state and national priorities. Marquart brings a wide range of volunteer and professional experience to the 10-member volunteer board. A healthcare human resources executive with more than 40 years’ experience, Marquart has led organizational development and human resources for hospitals and health systems in Iowa, Florida, …

AARP Iowa Welcomes Dean Pedersen to State Executive Council

Posted on 06/26/2015 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

AARP Iowa is pleased to welcome Dean Pedersen of Cedar Falls, one of six new members of the AARP Iowa Executive Council, a team of volunteers that provides leadership in many areas that support the accomplishment of AARP’s national priorities within the state. Pedersen attend the University of Northern Iowa where he received a BA in Political Science teaching and minor in United States History. He served in the U.S. army in Europe from 1972 until 1975. Pedersen spent 30 …