Free Summer Concerts in Manchester

Posted on 07/8/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Home & Family | New Hampshire Summer in Manchester would not be the same without the TD Bank Free Summer Concert Series at Veterans Park.  These free outdoor concerts are centered on family-friendly music and activities for people of all ages!  All the concerts are held Thursdays, from 7:00 to 9:30 pm, in downtown Manchester. Here’s the 2014 line-up:  July 10 — Adam Hebert: The Sinatra Tribute  July 17 — Manchuka July 24 — The Army Rock Band  July 31 — Rock Spring August 7 — The …

Take control of your financial future!

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Money & Work | New Hampshire Would you like to learn smart money habits? You’re not alone! Over 20 million people 50+ are overwhelmed by mounting debt, poor credit, and/or lack of savings. Take the first step and learn to better manage your money with AARP Foundation Finances 50+℠ workshops – July 16, 23 and 30 – at UNH Manchester.  AARP Foundation and Charles Schwab Foundation have developed this three-part program to help everyone with smart money habits. AARP Foundation Finances 50+℠ workshops can help you make objective …

Brewery Tours on Tap

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | New Hampshire Inspired by the success of its first local winery tour, AARP New Hampshire invites members to its inaugural local craft beer day on Saturday, Aug. 16. Tours, tastings and other freebies will be on tap at Milly’s Tavern, 500 Commercial St., in Manchester and at White Birch Brewing, 1339 Hooksett Road, in Hooksett. Brewing in New Hampshire is believed to be nearly as old (almost 400 years) as European settlement, and for two centuries, most beer was brewed and served …

Risky Behaviors Can Lead to Online Fraud

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & Work | New Hampshire Certain behaviors or events can increase the risk of being scammed, a recent AARP study found. Internet users who click on pop-up ads, sign up for free trials or rarely change their passwords for email or online banking are more likely to become victims. Negative experiences such as loss of a job also can boost the risk. “Clicking on a pop-up or signing up for a freebie does not necessarily lead to being scammed,” said Todd Fahey, AARP state director. …

Mayor Gatsas Joins AARP at SCAM JAM

Posted on 06/27/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | New Hampshire Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas greeted the 150 AARP members that came to the New Hampshire Institute of Politics on June 24 for AARP’s first-ever SCAM JAM. Participants left with more in-depth knowledge of the tactics con artists use; identity theft; credit and debit card fraud; imposter scams; and investment scams.  Mayor Gatsas told the audience of his 88-year-old mother who is often a target of unscrupulous individuals “Luckily, she will call me or my brother before doing anything that would …

Join us for a FREE SCREENING of And So It Goes

Posted on 06/27/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | New Hampshire It’s a summertime treat: a pre-release screening of And So It Goes, starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton. The movie starts at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 9 at the Cinemagic & Imax in Hooksett.  Tickets are limited so reserve your seats today.  In the uplifting comedy, And So It Goes, there are a million reasons not to like realtor Oren Little (Douglas), and that’s just the way he likes it. Until his estranged son suddenly drops off a granddaughter …