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Making a Plan for Your Retirement

Posted on 01/12/2015 by | AARP National | Comments

By Jean C. Setzfand Do you know what your retirement will look like? This might sound like an odd question, but stay with it for a minute. When you’re planning a vacation, I’ll bet you can visualize the whole thing – what city or perhaps beach you’ll be visiting, the weather, the events you’re hoping to fit in. Being able to see your goal makes it easier to put money aside to achieve it. The same holds true for retirement. …

Health Insurance Marketplace is Open Until February 15

Posted on 01/12/2015 by | AARP National | Comments

By Nicole Duritz We’ve reached Year Two of the Health Insurance Marketplace created under the Affordable Care Act. Millions of previously uninsured – and uninsurable – people got coverage in the first year. My friend Kathy was one of them. Kathy lost coverage on the last day of 2013, while at the tail end of treatment for breast cancer. Because of the Affordable Care Act, Kathy was able to get an affordable plan that started on January 1, 2014. The …

Top Vehicle Technologies for Safer Driving

Posted on 01/12/2015 by | AARP National | Comments

By Julie E. Lee When shopping for a new vehicle, there’s a lot more to consider than four-wheel drive and heated seats. With the variety of new tech offerings available in today’s vehicles, now is a good time to reference a recent study conducted by AARP Driver Safety’s partners at MIT Age Lab and The Hartford. The study determined the most helpful vehicle technologies for drivers 50 and older, and how well these technologies meet the unique needs, concerns and …

Información de seguridad para prevenir accidentes: consejos para conducir en mal tiempo

Posted on 12/12/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

por: Julie E. Lee No importa los años de experiencia que tengas como conductor, el mal tiempo nunca deja de presentar una amplia variedad de retos al conducir. Nieve, hielo, neblina y anocheceres tempranos son algunas de las condiciones peligrosas que pudieras encontrar durante los meses de invierno. Saber conducir de manera segura durante condiciones climáticas adversas puede protegerte a ti, tus pasajeros y tu vehículo. Sigue estos 5 consejos para conducir en el invierno que te ayudarán a permanecer …

Know Safety, No Accidents: Tips for Driving in Bad Weather

Posted on 12/10/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

By: Julie E. Lee No matter how many years of driving experience you may have, adverse weather never fails to present a wide variety of driving challenges. Snow, ice, fog and early nightfall are just a few of the dangerous conditions you could encounter during the winter months Knowing how to drive safely in harsh weather conditions can protect you, your passengers and your vehicle. Follow these 5 tips for driving in winter weather to help you stay safe on …

Time to Consider a Financial Professional?

Posted on 12/4/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

By Jean C. Setzfand The start of a new year is a great time to get your finances in order. You may want to review your 401(k) statement to see if you’re on track with your investments and contributions, think through ways to spend down credit card debt or even figure out how to finance a short term goal, like buying a car. A lot of people go the “do it yourself” route when it comes to financial planning. There …