Beating Con Artists at Their Own Game – Watch AARP Live

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Events AARP Live: Don’t Get Scammed!   Reports show that a majority of American consumers scammed, some 47 percent, are over age 50. Estimates show that victims age 55 and older lose $3 billion dollars annually, but the true amounts are many times higher, because most of these crimes go unreported out of embarrassment. Con artists work overtime finding weak spots in consumers’ defenses. Beating the con artists from stealing your personal information can be done if you learn how to spot these …

Voters’ Guide Cuts Campaign Clutter in State Senate Race

Posted on 08/1/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Events Senator McConnell and Secretary Grimes Focus of New Voters’ Guide on Kentuckians’ Financial Security Kentucky  Voters at 134th Fancy Farm Picnic first in state to receive 2014 Voters’ Guide delivering an “in their own words” look at how the candidates compare on Health and Financial Security issues. AARP Kentucky is taking its 2014 Kentucky Senate Voter Guide on the campaign trail to Kentuckians at the “unofficial kick-off” for political campaigns at 134th Fancy Farm Picnic. The guide focuses on where …

Fight Fraud: Shred Instead

Posted on 07/23/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Events How far would you go to protect your hard earned good credit and family finances? If you live in Northern Kentucky, help is just across the river in Cincinnati. Protect your identity and avoid fraud by shredding personal documents and recycling electronic devices. Join AARP for a free shredding and e-waste destruction day at Dillonvale Shopping Center. Fight Fraud: Shred and Recycle Instead Free Event Saturday, July 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Dillionvale Shopping Center at 3900 E. …

Senate Candidates Offered Historic Debate Opportunity at Centre College

Posted on 07/17/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Events AARP joins Centre College and WAVE3 News  in proposing Kentucky Senate Debate, offers  historic opportunity to discuss financial security issues for Kentuckians. In Danville, AARP Kentucky, Centre College and WAVE3 News unveiled Kentucky’s first Senatorial Debate proposal offering statewide media coverage. Senator Mitch McConnell and Secretary of State Alison Lundergran Grimes have received countless offers to debate, but none offering Kentuckians the same opportunity to hear the candidates in their own words. Centre College has hosted two Vice Presidential debates …

Financial Workshops: Reduce Debt, Invest Wisely

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

Events AARP Kentucky is sponsoring free financial planning workshops tailored for African Americans age 50-plus. The workshops are scheduled across the state from June through November, including events in Louisville June 21, and Lexington July 12. Presenters will explain how to improve credit, reduce debt and invest wisely. Participants have the option to meet one-on-one with a certified financial planner. In a 2010 AARP survey of adults age 45-plus, African Americans were half as likely as the general population to seek …

Life Reimagined Comes to the iKnow Expo in Lexington

Posted on 04/17/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Events AARP launches Life Reimagined in Bluegrass offering ways for discovering more of life’s real possibilities Life Reimagined is a new way of thinking about what’s next in your life. Backed by decades of research, Life Reimagined introduces a powerful approach to help Lexingtonians discover new possibilities, prepare for change, and make their ideas real —whether they’re focused on work, health, relationships, or finally pursuing their passion. Life Reimagined equips people to lead the type of life which they truly imagine. …