Don’t be the Next Victim!

Posted on 04/3/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Money & Work Every day another older Vermonter is ripped off by a telephone, Internet or mail scam. Aggressive scam artists are targeting seniors across the country to the tune of billions! Find out how you can recognize a con, protect yourself and avoid becoming the next victim. You’re invited to a free, informational presentation about the latest scams and how to prevent a loss.   Join us for expert presentations from AARP and the Vermont Attorney General’s office. White River Junction:  Monday, …

Starting a small business?

Starting a small business?

Posted on 04/3/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Money & Work Is starting a small business right for you?  Do you have an idea to start your own small business?  Need basic information on what to do next, understand how much it will cost, and find out where to go for assistance?  Then you may want to attend the Encore Entrepreneur Forum sponsored by AARP New Hampshire and the Small Business Administration.  In three locations – Plymouth, Keene and Lebanon – these free 90-minute forums can help you start or grow …

It’s Not Too Late For a Tax Break

It’s Not Too Late For a Tax Break

Posted on 02/27/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Money & Work     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   …

Open Enrollment Deadline Rapidly Approaching

Posted on 01/14/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Money & Work  March 31 is the open enrollment deadline for individuals and families to enroll in health insurance coverage for 2014 through Vermont Health Connect, Vermont’s health insurance Exchange.   The March 31 deadline applies only to coverage through the private insurance plans in Vermont Health Connect.  Enrollment in Medicaid and Dr. Dynasaur can happen any time.   VHAP and Catamount Health end March 31.  Enrollment must be done by March 15 for coverage effective April 1.   Financial help paying premiums …

Don't Be His Next Victim

Don’t Be His Next Victim

Posted on 11/11/2013 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Money & Work Every 3 seconds someone’s identity is stolen. In this video, meet John Doe, Identity Thief, then fight fraud and ID theft with AARP’s Fraud Watch Network. www.aarp.org/fraudwatchnetwork Watch Video Here

Free Fraud Prevention Forums Planned

Posted on 10/8/2013 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Money & Work           Don’t be the Next Victim! Every day another older Vermonter is ripped off by a telephone, internet or mail scam. Aggressive scam artists are targeting seniors across the country to the tune of billions!  Find out how you can recognize a con, protect yourself and avoid becoming the next victim.   You’re invited to a free, informational presentation about the latest scams and how to prevent a loss. Events are in Manchester, Middlebury, Newport and …