AARP Georgia Offers Fraud Watch Network as a Resource Helping Georgians Protect Their Financial Security

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Money & Work AARP Georgia realizes identity theft is a major problem in our state. According to the Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection, in 2012, Georgia was the state with the second greatest number of complaints related to identity theft filed with the Federal Trade Commission. In Georgia, the AARP Fraud Watch Network helps people fight back against fraud, identity theft, and scams. Augusta community members are invited to learn how to protect their financial resources and identity during a Fraud Watch Network …

AARP Georgia Empowers Women to Take Immediate Steps for Long-Term Planning

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Money & Work Recent reports state that six in 10 women are unsure how they will pay for long-term care. By learning about long-term care options, women can take steps today that may help them live better in the future. AARP helps Georgia women take charge of the decisions affecting their lives by hosting a Decide. Create. Share.℠ workshop on Thursday, August 14, from 10am-12pm at the KROC Center, 1833 Broad Street, Augusta. The session is in conjunction with Central Savanah River Area …

Help Georgians Save Money: Join The AARP Tax-Aide Program Volunteer Team

Posted on 06/10/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Money & Work We are seeking people, who wish to help others, and we will provide complete, free training for qualified applicants in the following roles: A. STATE COORDINATOR: Need a well-organized seasoned leader  to assist  the experienced team of  20 Districts Coordinators including the 850 volunteers, located throughout the state, in executing our 2014 Plan. This role can be based anywhere within the state of Georgia. The opportunity is available immediately. B. TAX  PREPARERS: Needed throughout the State from January to April.  No …

PLEASE READ: VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM AARP

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

Money & Work An incorrect phone number was included for the AARP Georgia state office in our New Member Welcome Kit and possibly in other materials. AARP included the incorrect number in the New Member Welcome Kit which was sent by mail between December 2013 and April 2014. We apologize for this error and any inconvenience it may have caused. The correct phone number for AARP Georgia is 866-295-7281. Please use this number when attempting to reach AARP Georgia. If you have any …

Carings for Kids and Parents? Here’s Help

Posted on 05/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & Work Caring for aging parents and college-bound kids, all while trying to save for your retirement? AARP Georgia is scheduling workshops that can help members of the “Sandwich Generation” juggle the financial needs of three generations. Presenters will outline 10 steps to a secure retirement and address issues such as whether to tap a 401(k) to pay for children’s tuition. Nearly half of Americans in their 60s have at least one living parent, compared with 4 percent to 7 percent a …

Want to Start or Grow a Small Business?

Posted on 04/10/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Money & Work Ever wondered if business ownership was right for you or if you have the personality traits to run a successful business or maybe if that fantastic idea you have could be the next million dollar sensation? Join SBA, AARP, and the Georgia Small Business Development Center for a workshop on Exploring Entrepreneurship. Starting a business should not be undertaken without considerable soul searching, a big reality check and immense preparation.    Monday, April 21, 2014 Registration: 8:00 a.m. Workshop: 8:45 …