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 …

Why Tweets, Posts and Links Matter to Your Job Search

Posted on 06/2/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Money & Work By Jean C. Setzfand   If you haven’t looked for a new job in a while, you may be surprised to learn that it’s a different marketplace out there today. If you just sent your resume and cover letter to a hiring manager and hoped the process would follow a normal course of interviews and decision-making, think again.   Today, more than ever, it’s up to you to determine how your skills relate to a specific job opening and to …

Will You Have Enough Money to Retire?

Posted on 06/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & Work By Roger Fillion En español If they could do it again, Mary Kreutzer and her husband would not have used credit cards and personal loans to help put their five children through college. The Lakewood couple ran up tens of thousands of dollars in debt. Dick Kreutzer, 81, used much of his retirement savings paying down the debt. So did Mary, 77, who reckons she has about $50,000 remaining in savings—enough to cover emergencies but not enough to fund the …

Work and Save

Posted on 05/19/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Money & Work   Work and Save: From Sea to Shining Sea Posted on 05/19/2014 by Elaine Ryan |AARP Blog Author | The problem with living in Washington, D.C., too long is that you start to forget all the exciting action happening outside this politics-crazed town. The truth is, the real action is taking place in state capitols around the country. Today I want to take a moment to highlight some of the victories and innovative solutions happening from Hartford to Olympia to …

Check Out this Life Reimagined Workshop: Selling Yourself

Posted on 04/23/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Money & Work Workshop One: SELLING YOUR SELF A 90-minute workshop that helps you prepare for your career change In this workshop we will discuss specific steps you can take to effectively market yourself to prospective employers or investors. We will explore techniques to help you sell yourself, your story, and your idea to people who can help you make your dream come true. There are simple techniques that will make seeking an interview and successfully engaging in an interview much easier. 1.      …