Gary from North Dakota Shares His Tax Scam Story; Listen and Learn!

Posted on 03/25/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Finances 50+ | Home & Family | Money & Work Gary from North Dakota was featured on AARP Live on RFD-TV last week. He talked about his experience with income tax scams. Listen to what he had to say: Tax time means it’s also prime time for fraudsters and con artists trying to catch you off guard and steal your refund, or worse, your good name. According to the Federal Trade Commission tax identity theft is one of the fastest growing forms of theft in the United States.  It can …

Get the Scoop! Legislative Wrap-Up Reports Planned in Six North Dakota Cities

Posted on 03/23/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Events | Finances 50+ | Home & Family | Money & Work | Press You’re invited to join the audience at our wrap-up report on the 2015 North Dakota Legislature. We’ll be reporting live from six locations across the state. You’ll hear a recap of the session from AARP political insiders as well as interviews and spirited discussions with invited legislators. Get the scoop on how AARP’s initiatives fared during the session. And hear more about the resulting impact on family caregivers, retirement programs, property tax relief, the protection of vulnerable adults, and options …

April 2015 AARP North Dakota Newsletter – Your Latest News

Posted on 03/22/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Community | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | Money & Work | Volunteering Check out the April AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: Feature on your new volunteer state president. Times and places for Tax-Aide sites across the state. Free shredding events April 25. Two-hour workshops for those wanting to start a business. Our new Education and Outreach Team. And upcoming driver safety classes around the state. If you’d like to receive the newsletter by mail every month, email your USPS address to lhalvorson@aarp.org. April 2015 AARP North Dakota News

Thinking about Starting Your Own Business? Attend this Workshop in Minot, Bismarck, Fargo, Grafton or Grand Forks

Posted on 03/9/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Community | Events | Local Resources | Money & Work | Press Want to start or grow a small business? Join AARP and the Small Business Administration (SBA) for a workshop to help you explore your Real Possibilities. Thoughtful stories and insights will be shared by panelists from a variety of backgrounds on starting a business mid to late career. And you’ll learn about programs and resources available through AARP, SBA and SCORE. From writing your business plan to seeking start-up capital, it’s information you can use. Contrary to popular perception, entrepreneurship …

Shred Personal Documents for Free Saturday, April 25, in Bismarck, Fargo and Jamestown

Posted on 03/8/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Community | Events | Local Resources | Money & Work | Press It’s time to once again clean out your file cabinets! AARP North Dakota and Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota invite Fargo-Moorhead, Bismarck-Mandan and Jamestown area residents to shred unneeded documents for free on “Secure Your ID Day,” Saturday, April 25. The Fargo event will be held at the Wells Fargo branch at 2501 13th Ave. S. The Bismarck event will be held at the Wells Fargo Gateway Mall location at 1050 E. Interstate Ave. The Jamestown …

Meet Our New Education and Outreach Team

Posted on 03/7/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Community | Local Resources | Volunteering AARP North Dakota has formed a new Education & Outreach Team to foster education and outreach efforts in communities. By gathering input from this team of people, AARP hopes to learn how best to engage more people in more communities with its programming and events. The team held its first meeting in February. Chair Mike Tomasko looks at the group as a “think tank” that can provide insights as to the needs and wants of the 50-plus population of our …