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Tax-Aid Free Tax Assistance Opens in February

Posted on 01/8/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Money & Work AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Assistance is there for those who need it   (PROVIDENCE, RI) – 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. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 45th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention those 60 and older. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this …

AARP Says Don't Cut Social Security

Happy Birthday, Social Security

Posted on 08/13/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Money & Work AARP Rhode Island Marks Social Security’s 78th Anniversary AARPRI Noting it’s importance to millions of Americans including 147,745 Rhode Islanders, AARP continues work to protect and strengthen the program. AARPRI AARPRI WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the eve of the 78th anniversary of the creation of Social Security, which provides an average monthly retirement benefit of $15,200 to 147,745 Rhode Island recipients, AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement: “In the years since President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed …

Your Life - Reimagined

Your Life – Reimagined

Posted on 05/28/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Money & Work AARP Launches Life Reimagined to Offer Ways for Discovering New Possibilities and Navigating “What’s Next”   Single Source of Online/offline tools and experiences offer a unique step-by-step approach to achieving goals and dreams at any age   WASHINGTON – Life Reimagined, launched today by AARP, is a first-of-its-kind series of online and offline experiences that guide people through life transitions by helping them discover new possibilities and connect with a community of people pursuing similar passions and goals.  With people …

SBA & AARP Team Up For Encore Entrepreneurs

SBA & AARP Team Up For Encore Entrepreneurs

Posted on 03/27/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Money & Work  Pursue your dream of business ownership   In honor of Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Month, the SBA Rhode Island District and the Joseph GE Knight SCORE Chapter, a resource partner of the SBA, will hosts two events, Financing Your Small Business Workshop followed by an Access to Capital panel discussion and Resources Available to Start & Grow A Small Business.  These events are targeted at entrepreneurs over the age of 50 to assist these “encore entrepreneurs” with resources to start or …

End Pedatory Payday Lending Now

End Pedatory Payday Lending Now

Posted on 03/25/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Money & Work   Mayors urge the General Assembly to reform payday lending this year AARP Rhode Island Supporting the Wednesday Rally   The RI Payday Lending Reform Coalition will host a Press Conference at the State House Rotunda on March 27, 3:00 p.m.  Mayors Avedisian of Warwick, Diossa of Central Falls, Fung of Cranston and Fontaine of Woonsocket will join the Coalition along with the bill sponsors, Senator Juan Pichardo (D-2) and Representative Frank Ferri (D-22).  At the conference, the Mayors will …

National Consumer Protection Week, March 3-9 WATCH THE EVENT VIDEO

National Consumer Protection Week, March 3-9 WATCH THE EVENT VIDEO

Posted on 03/8/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Money & Work A FREE  EVENT (Yeah, honestly) THAT COULD SAVE YOU A LOT OF MISERY AARP and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service are teaming up to combat foreign lottery fraud, one of the most pernicious scams targeting older Rhode Islanders today. You might even recognize the hallmarks of the trickery: stacks of direct mail inviting you to play this or that offshore lottery; callers from mysterious phone numbers claiming you “won the Jamaican lottery,” but demanding you pay the foreign taxes in …