AARP and SHRM Present Free Webinar on Insights on an Aging Workforce – November 12th

Posted on 11/5/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Money & Work 10,000 American Baby Boomers on average have been turning 65 – the traditional retirement age – every day since 2011. Even though large numbers of the 77 million Baby Boomers have already retired in the last three years, have U.S. organizations conducted strategic workforce planning and developed strategies to prepare for the loss of their experienced workers in the years ahead? What steps can California HR professionals take to retain, engage, and develop their older workers and keep them on board …

It’s Manage Your Money Week in the Golden State!

Posted on 10/23/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Money & Work   We know how important financial security is to you and your family. That’s why we’re taking part in the California State Controller’s Office’s 1st annual Manage Your Money Week, October 18-25, 2014. We’ve joined other state and local government agencies, non-profit organizations, unions, schools, libraries, financial institutions, and financial management associations to provide Californians free and easy-to-use tools and resources to help you manage your money. When should you claim your benefits you’ve earned? Let AARP’s Social Security Calculator help you figure …

Virtual Career Fair Designed for You

Posted on 09/19/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Money & Work Are you looking for work or a new career? AARP can help! We’re offering the AARP Real Possibilities Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 7am-11am PT featuring over 20 Life Reimagined for Work hiring employers. Experienced job seekers can learn about job opportunities from local California employers such as Blue Buffalo Co., a pet food manufacturer, EnCorps, and Avis Budget Group. During the Career Fair, you’ll also have access to companies such as AT&T, National Institutes of Health, Caterpillar, and the American …

Agent scams seniors out of more than $2 million

Posted on 07/31/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Money & Work John Paul Slawinski, 59, was arrested at his home in Palm Desert on July 29, and is being arraigned on Friday, August 1, at 1:30 p.m. at the Riverside Hall of Justice, Department 411, 4100 Main St, Riverside. Slawinski is charged with five felony counts of financial elder abuse and five counts of burglary for allegedly ripping off five senior citizens for more than $2 million through the sale and surrender of investment annuity products. Bail is set at $2,000,000. …

Get Debt Under Control

Posted on 07/16/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

Money & Work By Jean C. Setzfand Whether it’s the mortgage, credit cards, or student loans for the kids, consumer debt adds up to a big burden on millions of people. When you carry a lot of debt, it makes saving for retirement that much harder. Today, more Americans than ever are carrying debt into their retirement years. While you can take some comfort in knowing you’re not alone when it comes to debt, you can also take action to tackle it. Check …

Peace of Mind for Moms in the Middle

Posted on 05/2/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Money & Work By Jean C. Setzfand A survey by Ameriprise Financial found that two thirds of Baby Boomers’ daughters help their parents with financial matters. Maybe you’ve experienced it yourself. Perhaps you’ve also experienced how awkward it can be to have the talk about money matters or caregiving wishes with your parents. Then there’s the other side of the equation. Have you talked with your adult kids about your financial matters, and your vision of how you’d like to live out your …