— Have you ever dreamed of being your own boss?  Let Work for Yourself@50+ help you get started! Creating and owning a business has long been heralded as a path to financial success and economic mobility. However, low-income older adults considering entrepreneurship as a career move, or who are looking to reenter the workforce in a nontraditional capacity face unique hurdles that can prevent them from successfully attaining their goals. That’s why the AARP Foundation has teamed up with the Center …

— Join us on September 7, 2017 at 7:00 pm ET for Part 1 of AARP’s Interactive Social Security Webinar as we explore each of the five most asked about (and often misunderstood) Social Security topics—including applying for benefits, survivor benefits, spousal benefits, the earnings limit, and benefits for married couples. Plus, you can ask specific questions for the experts to answer using our interactive Q&A tool. We’ll also introduce you to AARP’s easy-to-use online tools, including our Benefits Calculator and a …

— Welcome to 30 Days and 30 Ways!  Throughout the month of June, we’re surprising you with at least one way each day to connect with us, either in the community or from the comfort of your own home! Here are the first 10 days of festivities.  Check out our blog at the start of each week to learn more!   June 1: Learn about the amazing history of the Lake Massabesic area at this Audubon indoor slide show.   June …

— Trying to plan a vacation but don’t know where to start, where to go, or how to budget?  AARP New Hampshire is proud to present noted local Travel Expert/Columnist Chase Binder, who will share her experiences and recommendations for the 50+ traveler.  The presentation will cover a range of topics important to you!  Examples include:     Traveling on a fixed income Planning and booking a trip Local, State, National, and International venues Packing Safety concerns And of course, your …

— The art of aging gracefully has changed. Traditional retirement plans are disappearing, the cost of daily living continues to rise, and nearly all people aged 65+ live with at least one chronic condition. This is why AARP New Hampshire, Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, and the National Council on Aging present the Aging Mastery Program®.  It’s a wellness series that combines goal-setting, daily practices, and peer support to help participants make meaningful changes in their lives, cultivating health and longevity! …

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— Tax season is upon us and, luckily, so is the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program!  Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers – especially those 50 and older – at several locations across the Granite State. All tax counselors are volunteers that are trained by the IRS to provide free tax preparation services.  You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has grown tremendously since …

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— AARP Foundation provides free tax assistance, preparation, and filing for New Hampshire taxpayers with low to moderate incomes through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation There are more than 5,000 AARP Foundation Tax-Aide locations in neighborhood libraries, malls, banks, community centers, and senior centers. There’s no fee and no sales pitch for other services.  To find a location in New Hampshire, use our course locator. We also offer online …

— AARP is working to ensure you have the resources and tools you need to take charge of your future by offering free and unbiased information as you work, plan, and save for the real possibility of long-term financial security. Following are free tools and resources to help you get started, based on the following Categories: Credit Card Debt; Social Security; Retirement Planning; Work and Encore Entrepreneurship Resources; and Work and Jobs.  CALCULATORS AARP offers a variety of free and easy …

— In a recent AARP survey, more than 9 in 10 New Hampshire voters 18 and older said it is important for presidential candidates to lay out their plans to make Social Security financially sound for future generations. The 9-in-10 proportion held across party lines and age groups. “New Hampshire voters are sending a clear message to presidential candidates that having a plan to keep Social Security strong is a test of their leadership,” said Todd Fahey, AARP state director. Without …

— Reduce your risk of identity theft by bringing documents with personal information to a Shred-a-thon near you. Free shredding events are scheduled April 16 in Gilford, April 23 in Littleton and Concord, and April 30 in Dover and Manchester. Shredding trucks will be onsite from 9 a.m. to noon at select Bank of New Hampshire locations. The events are free, and everyone is invited; you do not have to be an AARP member or Bank of New Hampshire customer to …