Making Sense of Health Insurance Lingo

Making Sense of Health Insurance Lingo

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

Health & Wellbeing | New Hampshire By Nicole Duritz If you’re like me, one of the more uncomfortable parts about seeing a doctor is putting on the paper gown. Does the opening go in the front or the back? Can I get it on before the door opens? Why is the office always so cold? Sometimes I feel just as exposed when I don’t understand certain terms in the pages of paperwork my insurance provider sends me after a routine appointment. For many people, the language …

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Drive Green Into Spring: 5 Tips for Eco-Friendly Driving

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

Home & Family | New Hampshire By Julie E. Lee From recycling, to sustainable grocery bags, to “Meatless Mondays,” Americans are finding many ways to “go green.” If you’re interested in reducing your carbon footprint, making environmentally conscious decisions doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, there is one simple way to curb your impact on a regular basis. It starts with your driving. Most Americans rely on their personal vehicle to get around on a daily basis. But unfortunately, our cars are a significant source …

It’s Not Too Late For a Tax Break

It’s Not Too Late For a Tax Break

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

Money & Work | New Hampshire By Jean C. Setzfand Even though 2013 has come and gone, you can still get a tax break when you file your income tax return. How? By contributing to a Traditional IRA. If you’re self-employed, the same applies to your SEP-IRA or Keogh plan. If you need help filing your taxes, you may qualify for free assistance from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program. Read on to learn how. Tax Breaks on IRA Contributions The …

Seminars for Entrepreneurs

Seminars for Entrepreneurs

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

Events | Money & Work | New Hampshire Many boomers are launching small businesses—whether to augment income, pursue a dream or make the world a better place. To help them succeed, AARP New Hampshire, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Center for Women’s Business Advancement are cosponsoring seminars for encore entrepreneurs.  Three such events are scheduled this month in Keene, Lebanon and Plymouth. At each seminar, a panel of experts will discuss local resources available to people interested in starting or growing a new business.  Only 13 …

One Singular Sensation Comes to the Palace

One Singular Sensation Comes to the Palace

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Events | New Hampshire A spring evening, a reception for you and other AARP members, and a Broadway classic at a New Hampshire landmark—what’s not to like? The reception, with cash bar and appetizers, at the XO on Elm restaurant (827 Elm St.) will be held before the May 8 performance of  A Chorus Line at Manchester’s century-old Palace Theatre. As part of AARP Day at the theater, New Hampshire members and their families can save $10 per ticket for the 7:30 p.m. performance. …

Share Your Views, Help Shape Our Future

Share Your Views, Help Shape Our Future

Posted on 03/26/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | New Hampshire AARP New Hampshire invites AARP members from Greater Manchester – including Auburn, Londonderry, Goffstown, Bedford, Candia, Hooksett, Suncook and Weare – to a discussion designed to get your views on AARP’s programs, services and advocacy in your community.  The program will be held Saturday, March 29, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at the Puritan Backroom on Daniel Webster Highway in Manchester.  This 90-minute community conversation will showcase AARP’s work in Greater Manchester for 2014.  Then we’ll turn the program …