Planning to Live a Long Time? Then Plan to Live Well

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events As part of the Montana Financial Education Coalition, AARP Montana is cosponsoring “Financial Security for a Lifetime,” a statewide conference in Helena, April 28-29. “Longer life spans and an uncertain economy make it more important than ever to plan for lifelong financial well-being,” said Bob Bartholomew, AARP state director. Jean Chatzky, an AARP ambassador and financial editor for NBC’s Today show, will headline the event. Experts from government, banking, education and nonprofit organizations will discuss smart money-management practices. An April …

AARP Montana Presents Series of Consumer Forums to Fight Investment Fraud

AARP Montana Presents Series of Consumer Forums to Fight Investment Fraud

Posted on 03/12/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Events AARP Montana Presents Series of Consumer Forums to Fight Investment Fraud AARP and host of experts conduct forums on spotting scams, avoiding fraud; 7 Montana cities will host events   In its ongoing efforts to fight the problem of investment fraud, AARP Montana is partnering with a coalition of crime prevention agencies to sponsor a series of forums around Montana entitled “How to Outsmart Investment Fraud.” AARP will present the forums along with a host of experts from the Montana …

Don't Do Your Taxes This Year... Let AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Take Care of That!

Don’t Do Your Taxes This Year… Let AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Take Care of That!

Posted on 02/6/2014 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Events AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program in Full Swing for 2014 Tax Season AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides free tax assistance and preparation at sites around Montana during tax season This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program.  In its 45th year, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention to those 60 and older.  Taxpayers do not …

AARP Montana Announces Winner of its most Prestigious Volunteer Award

AARP Montana Announces Winner of its most Prestigious Volunteer Award

Posted on 10/17/2013 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Events Alex Ward selected as recipient of 2013 Andrus Award for Community Service  AARP Montana announced today that Alex Ward of Billings was selected to receive the 2013 Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious volunteer award.  Each year AARP honors the legacy of AARP founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, with the AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. This award is a symbol of the power of individuals to make a difference in the lives of others. Montana Governor …

Lindeen Announces Obamacare Tour

Lindeen Announces Obamacare Tour

Posted on 09/23/2013 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Events  Free, town hall meetings planned beginning Sept. 26  Montana Insurance Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen is launching a six-city tour to explain Obamacare to Montanans and answer their questions in advance of the Oct. 1 opening of the new health insurance Marketplaces.   The town hall meetings, called “Obamacare in Montana: What You Need to Know” will be free and open to the public. Lindeen will be joined by an attorney in her office who is a nationally recognized expert on …

Community “Shred and Feed” Events Headline AARP National Day of Service in Montana

Community “Shred and Feed” Events Headline AARP National Day of Service in Montana

Posted on 09/5/2013 by | AARP Montana | Comments

Events Challenges facing older Montanans Highlighted by Efforts  Hunger and Fraud Tackled with Local Events throughout the State  AARP Montana announced today that it will host community “Shred and Feed” events across Montana as part of its 2013 “Day of Service” that will be held on September 11.  Each year AARP designates one day as its Day of Service — a day for volunteers and staff from across the nation to serve their communities in a variety of ways. For 12 …