Truly free financial planning seminars in May

Truly free financial planning seminars in May

Posted on 04/18/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Money & Work Facing an increasingly complex financial landscape, retirement planning and financial decision-making are becoming more daunting than ever. Although we’re all bombarded with offers for help — especially if you have sizable savings — Cincinnati folks of all means tell us they want and need accurate and unbiased information to help them navigate their own path toward a comfortable retirement. Join us for a free — absolutely no strings involved — interactive seminar in one of two Cincinnati locations in April. …

Truly free financial planning seminars

Truly free financial planning seminars

Posted on 03/26/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Money & Work Truly free financial planning seminar Facing an increasingly complex financial landscape, retirement planning and financial decision-making are becoming more daunting than ever. Although we’re all bombarded with offers for help — especially if you have sizable savings — Cincinnati folks of all means tell us they want and need accurate and unbiased information to help them navigate their own path toward a comfortable retirement. Join us for a free — absolutely no strings involved — interactive seminar in one of …

Many Ohioans at high risk of online financial fraud

Many Ohioans at high risk of online financial fraud

Posted on 03/5/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Money & Work A new 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 survey of 11,741 adults, including 1,018 in Ohio,  finds that 1,100,000 Ohio 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 is the combination of online behaviors and life experiences that …

Join in the Fight Against Fraud in Your Community

Join in the Fight Against Fraud in Your Community

Posted on 03/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & Work In a recent AARP survey, 89 percent of Ohio adults said they are concerned about providing personal information over the Internet. Even so, of those who have Facebook accounts and are familiar with privacy settings, 33 percent said they had never changed the settings. AARP invites Ohioans of all ages to join its Fraud Watch Network, which provides tips to guard against scams and identity theft. Go to aarp.org/fraudwatchnetwork to sign up for notices about active  scams and learn how …

Take Control of Your Future

Take Control of Your Future

Posted on 02/15/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Money & Work You’re invited to come learn how to get Ready for Retirement Many Boomers still are struggling to recover from the Great Recession, while others are slowly starting to rebuild their financial security. The rocky economy, continuing uncertainty in the job market, reduced savings, stock market losses and lower home values have combined to shake confidence in an ability to retire with adequate resources. AARP sees that Americans are facing complex financial planning processes and an evolving set of investment and …

Are You Planning for Retirement?

Are You Planning for Retirement?

Posted on 12/31/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & Work By Sarah Hollander Greg Vanek, a certified financial planner, advises people to envision retirement as three tiers: basic, preferred and dream. Think of it this way, he says: Will you be content simply paying the bills? Or would you rather be able to afford hobbies? How about a once-in-a-lifetime journey on the Orient Express? “Knowing where you want to go helps with getting there,” he said. An AARP volunteer from Middleburg Heights, Vanek, 66, led three of the five free …