We Need YOU to Help Keep Social Security Strong!

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Advocacy | Wisconsin Add your name to our petition to urge the President and Congress to keep Social Security strong.  For almost 80 years, Social Security has provided a strong foundation of income older Americans and their families can count on.  Social Security’s guaranteed benefits are a rock-solid commitment to American families. Americans earn Social Security’s guaranteed retirement benefits by making contributions out of every paycheck throughout their working lives. And, Social Security’s earned benefits also help workers and their families when disability …

AARP WI Hits the Road This Summer, Join Us!

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events | Wisconsin We’re hitting the road this summer to share all the ways AARP can be a part of your Real Possibilities here in the Badger State. From free tools and resources for planning your future to learning more about important issues affecting 50+ Wisconsinites, discover all that AARP has to offer you, your family, and your friends. On top of that, each stop has an extra add-on just for showing your AARP card!  We hope to see you there!   RIPON Tuesday, …

Happy 79th Anniversary Social Security!

Posted on 08/13/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Advocacy | Wisconsin For 79 years now, Social Security has provided a foundation of income older Americans and their families can count on. Social Security’s guaranteed benefits are a rock-solid commitment to families in Wisconsin – and across the country. Americans earn Social Security’s guaranteed retirement benefits by making contributions out of every paycheck throughout their working lives. And, Social Security’s earned benefits help workers and their families when disability or death makes a paycheck disappear. AARP fights every day to make sure …

Voter Photo ID Status: Not Required

Posted on 08/12/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Advocacy | Local Resources | Wisconsin Wisconsin voters DO NOT need to show a photo ID to receive a ballot in the August Primary on August 12. There is some confusion about voting in the August primary since the Wisconsin Supreme court recently ruled that the Wisconsin voter ID law was constitutional under State Constitution. Meanwhile, a federal court has ruled that Wisconsin’s voter ID requirement violates both the US Constitution and the Voting Rights Act. So, pending appeals to higher courts, voter ID is currently not …

Participate in a Money Conference Near You

Posted on 08/5/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Events | Money & Work | Wisconsin It’s never too early or too late to take charge of your financial future.  AARP wants you to have the skills and knowledge to make informed financial decisions and to be able to manage your resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being. That’s why we encourage you to participate in one of the many Asset Builders’ Money Conferences happening across the state. Each conference offers a rich selection of workshops on important financial matters such the value of good credit, …

New Changes to Wisconsin Do Not Call Registry

Posted on 08/1/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Local Resources | Wisconsin The popular Wisconsin Do Not Call Registry for landline and cell phones helps reduce and deter fraud. Here’s what you need to know about new changes starting Aug. 1, 2014. Registration will be active the next day. In the past, numbers were not added to the list until the next quarter. Registration will be permanent. This means Wisconsin residents no longer have to renew their Do Not Call registrations every 2 years. Sign up once, and you’re on the list …