Join AARP, SBA For Entrepreneur Event!

Join AARP, SBA For Entrepreneur Event!

Posted on 04/4/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Money & Work Do you have an idea for a business? Perhaps it’s for a gadget or a concept or a strategy—something you’d love to see converted into a successful business. Or perhaps you’re tired of working for someone else, or you’re unemployed and frustrated with the slow job market. Whatever your situation, please join us on Tuesday, April 15 in Lowell for a free hands-on workshop for those age 45+, about turning creative ideas into successful business ventures. AARP Massachusetts and the Massachusetts District Office of the U.S. …

TODAY is Sign-Up Deadline for Health Insurance Through the Affordable Care Act

TODAY is Sign-Up Deadline for Health Insurance Through the Affordable Care Act

Posted on 03/31/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Money & Work Today, March 31, 2014, is the last day to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as the Health Law and “Obamacare.” If you haven’t signed up yet—and still have questions about exactly how to do so and what coverage you may need—we’ve got plenty of easy to use tools to help you get answers. At Health Law Answers, you can get a free personalized report about the best health care for you and …

Massachusetts Needs Uniform Guardianship

Massachusetts Needs Uniform Guardianship

Posted on 03/17/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Money & Work Imagine you’ve just moved to Massachusetts.  Ten years ago, after sending your children off to college, you took on the responsibility of being the legal guardian of your ailing aunt, and moved her to a facility close to your home.  You’ve now relocated to Massachusetts for a job opportunity, but once settled in the Commonwealth, you realize that your rights as your aunt’s legal guardian do not transfer to the Bay State. What do you do? When someone is incapable …

Feeling Entrepreneurial? Join Us for This Workshop and Turn an Idea into a Business

Feeling Entrepreneurial? Join Us for This Workshop and Turn an Idea into a Business

Posted on 03/10/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Money & Work Do you have an idea for a business? Perhaps it’s for a gadget or a concept or a strategy—something you’d love to see converted into a successful business.  Or perhaps you’re tired of working for someone else, or you’re unemployed and frustrated with the slow job market. Whatever your situation, please join us on Thursday, March 27 in Boston for a free hands-on workshop for those age 45+, about turning creative ideas into successful business ventures. AARP Massachusetts, Operation A.B.L.E. of …

Are You at Risk? AARP Report Profiles Most Likely Victims of Online Fraud

Are You at Risk? AARP Report Profiles Most Likely Victims of Online Fraud

Posted on 03/7/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Money & Work 34 Million May Be at Higher Risk Based on Behavior and Life Experience A major 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 profile. The study, which compared victims and non-victims, finds that it …

No-Cost Tax Help Available Now From AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

No-Cost Tax Help Available Now From AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Posted on 02/24/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Money & Work   Bad news: Like it or not, tax season has come once again. Good news: Once again, AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income, through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program!  Now through Tuesday, April 15, trained volunteers are ready to help taxpayers with basic federal and state income tax returns. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 45th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention to …