Participate in RTD Meetings

Posted on 11/26/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Money & Work As RTD expands bus and rail services, its fare structure has become complex and hard to navigate for a lot of consumers. RTD is currently evaluating its current fare policies, including how fares are calculated based on distance, zones, and class of service such as Regional, Express, and Local/Limited. RTD has developed fare structure alternatives. The RTD Board of Directors will be holding a series of public meetings between December 3, 2014 and December 11, 2014 throughout the metro area to present …

Holiday Scam Alert

Posted on 11/14/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Money & Work The holidays are upon us and that means con artists are using this time of year to their advantage. But we can take steps to avoid becoming victims. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers says the holiday season is the time of year that many people want to give to charities. But it’s also the time of year when scammers take advantage of that giving spirit. “Unfortunately, scammers posing as fake charities are waiting in the wings to take advantage of …

Woulda, coulda, shoulda? It’s time for will, can, did!

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Money & Work Is it time to start the process of finding that new career path that will bring you fulfillment, income, and reward? Are you stuck in a situation that has become less than rewarding? Are you at a stage in your life where you are more interested in meaningful time spent rather than just punching a meaningless clock? Have you been laid off or have you retired from your lifelong career and are now looking for a new adventure? All these …

Counterfeit Medicines Can Leave You Under the Weather

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Money & Work Many of us rely on medications to live better lives as we age. Unfortunately, scammers are aware of this and sell replicas of many types of drugs online. Fake drugs are sold at a steep discount via the Internet, but they often contain the wrong medication and dangerous ingredients. A 2013 study by the U.S. National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) analyzed more than 10,000 online pharmacy websites and discovered that 97 percent of them were out of compliance …

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda? It’s time for Will, Can, Did.

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Money & Work Join AARP Colorado and Rick Bernstein for a 90-minute Life Reimagined Workshop on August 4, 2014, at the Scheitler Recreation Center.  Brush up on basic interview skills Learn how to answer interview questions Find out how to research employers/investors Mentally prepare for the interview process Participate in mock interviews Life ReImagined Workshop—The Interview Monday, August 4, 2014 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Scheitler Recreation Center 5031 W 46th Avenue Denver, CO 80212 Register now. Seats are limited. Register online or  …

Debt Collectors Calling? It May Be a Case of Mistaken Identity

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Money & Work It can be scary to get a call from someone trying to collect a debt you don’t owe. But there are some things you can do to straighten out the debt collectors if they have the wrong person: Don’t ignore the debt collector. Avoiding the debt collector won’t make the debt go away or stop the collector from calling you. If you believe you do not owe the debt, or the debt is not yours, you need to communicate that …