2014 Financial Freedom Conference: Finding Your Financial Security in the Face of Caregiving

Posted on 10/8/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

About AARP | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Money & Work | North Carolina If you are a caregiver, you know who you are.  Your days are filled with balancing work, the needs of your own family, and your caregiving responsibilities.  As a result, the personal cost of caring for a loved one at home is rising — in terms of lost wages and diminished pension and Social Security benefits.  Family caregivers are themselves aging and yet are providing care at a time when they also need to plan and save for their own …

UNCW’s College of Health and Human Services and Cameron School of Business Partner with AARP North Carolina Launch “Secure and Healthy Retirement Initiative”

Posted on 10/8/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

About AARP | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work | North Carolina Wilmington – The University of North Carolina Wilmington’s College of Health and Human Services and the Cameron School of Business have partnered with AARP of North Carolina to create a first-of-its-kind program that will address the challenges of, and offer solutions for the region’s post-50 population to ensure success of a secure and healthy retirement, the University announced today.       “We are committed to collaborating with partners in innovative ways that will provide UNCW students with opportunities to engage in …

Have you saved enough for your retirement?

Posted on 10/3/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Money & Work | North Carolina     Are you financially secure for your retirement? How can I plan and save for long-term financial security? When is the best time to begin taking Social Security benefits? What tools are available from AARP and others to help you plan? Join us this week on “Real Life” on the radio when host Debra Tyler Horton brings you some great information and previews an upcoming financial security session at the Women and Leadership Conference at Shaw University. Are you …

How would Jesus bridge the generations?

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

About AARP | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | North Carolina 2014 Combined Women’s and Leadership Conference  RALEIGH — Shaw University Divinity School will host its Combined Women and Leadership conferences: “Resurrecting the Dream: Leadership and Generosity – How Jesus Upsets the Status Quo,” for women, girls, men, and boys. Explore questions of inclusion and generosity,  examine how being exclusive has been or not been beneficial to the church, particularly  in light of the Great commission (Matthew 28:16·20). Conversations and plenaries  explore stewardship, biblical wisdom , impact  of finance on relationships, …

AARP’s “What I Want to Know” campaign is connecting older North Carolina voters and the US Senate candidates

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | North Carolina RALEIGH – With the lack of specifics from North Carolina’s candidates for Congress about how they will work to improve the financial security of mid-life and older adults, AARP is delivering “What I Want to Know” postcards to the U.S. Senate candidates throughout the month of October. A recent AARP election year poll revealed that voters 50 years and older who will most likely participate in the November election worry that a secure retirement could be out of reach for …

Law Aims to Protect Against Financial Abuse

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & Family | Money & Work | North Carolina Many older Americans rely on loved ones to help manage their bank accounts. But what happens if a family member is stealing? A new state law aims to crack down on exploitation of adults who are 65 or older or disabled, regardless of their mental capacity. The law encourages financial institutions to let such customers submit a list of trusted individuals to be notified in case of exploitation, and requires the institutions to contact law enforcement and social service agencies …