La red de vigilancia contra el fraude contraataca

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Español | Finances 50+ | Money & Work Por Ray Huard Una persona que llamó por teléfono le dijo a Marilyn Carpenter que se había ganado un premio en efectivo en un sorteo realizado por una organización en la que ella confiaba. Carpenter, de 79 años y residente de Thousand Oaks, desconfió un poco, pero luego ocurrió algo que confirmó sus sospechas: “La persona quería mi número de cuenta bancaria para depositar el dinero en mi cuenta. De ningún modo iba yo a divulgar a un desconocido dicha …

Fraud Watch Network Fights Back

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Finances 50+ | Money & Work | Volunteering By Ray Huard A caller told Marilyn Carpenter that she had won a cash prize in a sweepstakes from an organization she trusted. Carpenter, 79, of Thousand Oaks, was a little suspicious, but then came the tip-off: “He wanted my bank account number so that he could deposit it in my account. No way was I going to give anybody that kind of information.” She hung up and reported the call to the organization and the district attorney’s office. Betty …

Haz funcionar tu teléfono inteligente a tu favor

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community | Español ¿A veces no te da la sensación de que tu teléfono inteligente no es tan inteligente? Aprende a hacer funcionar a tu favor tus dispositivos móviles con sesiones de práctica gratuitas patrocinadas por AARP California en abril y mayo en el área de Los Ángeles. Los talleres AARP TEK (Technology, Education and Knowledge o Tecnología, Educación y Conocimientos) fueron diseñados para las personas de 50 años o más e incluyen información explicada en forma sencilla y amigable relacionada a la …

Get That Smartphone Working for You

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Technology Does it sometimes seem as if your smartphone isn’t so smart? Learn how to get your mobile devices working for you at free hands-on training sessions sponsored by AARP California in April and May in the greater Los Angeles area. Designed for those 50 and older, AARP TEK (Technology, Education and Knowledge) workshops feature plainspoken, user-friendly information on personal technology, including the use of touchscreens, applications, texting, photo sharing and more. “We want to close the digital divide in multicultural …

Exclusive AARP Member Discount for Bay Area CAAMFest

Posted on 03/5/2015 by | AARP California | Comments

Events As a Premier Sponsor of the Center for Asian American Media’s annual CAAMFest, AARP is pleased to offer our members a special discount on tickets to all CAAMFest programs. CAAMFest, formerly known as the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, is an 11-day celebration of film, music, food, and digital media from the world’s most innovative Asian American artists, running from March 12-22, 2015. Since 1982, the festival has been an important launching point for Asian American independent filmmakers, …

Be Aware of Tax Identity Theft

Posted on 02/23/2015 by | AARP National | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Money & Work | Uncategorized By: Deborah Banda Every two seconds, someone’s identity is stolen. And with tax season upon us, con artists are stealing Social Security numbers to file for fraudulent tax refunds. It’s a big problem. To date, the IRS has identified around 15 million false tax returns alone. For more information on the latest trends in tax identify theft, check out AARP’s Fraud Watch Network. And you can also view targeted information and a special video devoted to tax identity theft awareness …