Looking to start your own business?  We can help.

Looking to start your own business? We can help.

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Money & Work The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and AARP are teaming up to host Encore Entrepreneur month.  Two local events are planned in Kentucky targeting individuals over the age of 50 who want to grow their own business  April 11, 2014 in Bowling Green at SBDC Office, 2413 Nashville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101 Beginning at 9:00am to 11:00am. Follow link to register: http://aarp.cvent.com/SBAWKU April 25, 2014  in Lexington at Community Venture Corporation, 1450 N Broadway Rd. Lexington 40505. Beginning at …

Fraud Watch: Caught in a Scammer's Net?

Fraud Watch: Caught in a Scammer’s Net?

Posted on 03/18/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Money & Work Think you’re too smart to fall for an online scam? A new AARP survey aimed to find out why some people fall for internet fraud while others do not and the results are alarming. It turns out it’s not just what you do on the online, but your life experiences off-line that can make you an easy target for scammers. The study found 34 million internet users nationwide may be at an increased risk of being victimized online based on …

Does It Sound Too Good? New Report Released on Fraud

Does It Sound Too Good? New Report Released on Fraud

Posted on 03/9/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Money & Work New AARP Report Profiles the Most Likely Victims of Online Fraud 34 Million May Be at Higher Risk Based on Behavior and Life Experience A new national AARP study identifies an online victim profile based on 15 key behaviors and life experiences that increase a person’s vulnerability to online fraud. The report, “Caught in the Scammer’s Net,” a national survey of 11,000 adults, finds that 34 million Internet users may be at increased risk of being victimized based on this new …

President Obama Abandons Cuts to Social Security

President Obama Abandons Cuts to Social Security

Posted on 02/20/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Money & Work AARP Pleased Chained CPI Not in Budget Social Security Benefit Cut Would Have Impacted Millions AARP Executive Vice President Nancy A. LeaMond released the following statement in reaction to reports that the Social Security benefit cut called Chained CPI would not be in President Obama’s FY2015 budget proposal: “We’re pleased that the President has recognized that Social Security should be kept separate from the rest of the federal budget, and should not be part of any proposal that would cut …

Now Open: Free Tax Preparation and Filing

Now Open: Free Tax Preparation and Filing

Posted on 02/3/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Money & Work Trained, Tested and Open for Business: Kentucky Tax-Aide Volunteers are Ready to Help This year, AARP Foundation and its volunteers are ready to help with free tax preparation and filing for taxpayers and especially those with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program.  Tax-Aide, in its 47th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the needs of older Americans. And you do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to …

AARP Live Returns to RFD-TV: Crack the Con Artist Code and Stop ID Theft

AARP Live Returns to RFD-TV: Crack the Con Artist Code and Stop ID Theft

Posted on 01/20/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Money & Work AARP Live Returns to RFD-TV January 23rd – Watching out for you: Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft and Scams Ever been the victim of a fraud or scam? AARP Live returns Thursday, January 23rd  We’ll help you learn how to spot fraud and advice on how protecting yourself from getting scammed. Do you have a creative way to get a telemarketer off the phone? Call the show live at:1-877-731-6733 or post your best “telemarketer hang up” technique on the AARP …