social security

Financial Workshop: Saving, Planning, and Securing Your Future

Posted on 08/4/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events Worried about Your Future?   Get the tools you need. In today’s economic climate, you know you can’t count on Social Security alone to have the retirement you want. After decades of hard work, you want financial independence and security to enjoy your future. AARP is working to help you plan with free, unbiased information so that you can make smart financial decisions. Join AARP Virginia to learn about saving, planning, and securing your future at this free community workshop. …

Voter’s Guide Cuts Campaign Clutter in State Senate Race

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

Senator McConnell and Secretary Grimes Focus of New Voters’ Guide on Kentuckians’ Financial Security Kentucky  Voters at 134th Fancy Farm Picnic first in state to receive 2014 Voters’ Guide delivering an “in their own words” look at how the candidates compare on Health and Financial Security issues. AARP Kentucky is taking its 2014 Kentucky Senate Voter’s Guide on the campaign trail to Kentuckians at the “unofficial kick-off” for political campaigns at 134th Fancy Farm Picnic. The guide focuses on where …

You’ve earned a say about the future of Social Security – free events

Posted on 07/29/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Advocacy | Events You’ve earned a say about the future of social security. Unfortunately, too many politicians aren’t listening. AARP believes you’ve paid into Social Security and you deserve a voice in the future of the program. That’s why we’re fighting to protect your hard-earned Social Security benefits and ensure the system stays strong for future generations. Join us for a discussion about the future of Social Security. We’ll be providing straightforward information about Social Security proposals that are being debated in Washington …

AARP Statements on 2014 Medicare and Social Security Trustees Reports

Posted on 07/28/2014 by | AARP Iowa | Comments

Advocacy AARP Statement on 2014 Medicare Trustees Report Urges Responsible Solutions WASHINGTON, DC – AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond offered the following statement in reaction to the Medicare Trustees report released today: “The Medicare Trustees report today reminds us of the financial challenges facing Medicare, along with the overall high cost of health care. With 64 million Americans expected to be enrolled in Medicare by 2020, we must do more to reduce wasteful spending throughout our health care system. “For …

Big Island – Federal and State Issues Forums

Posted on 07/25/2014 by | AARP Hawaii | Comments

Advocacy | Events AARP invites you to two FREE Hawaii Island forums taking place on Monday, July 28 in Hilo and Tuesday, July 29 in Kona. Get the latest information about some of the biggest issues facing Hawaii’s older adults and their families. Both events will feature information on the future of Social Security and caregiving and long-term care in Hawaii. The Kona event will also feature a debate between the leading Democratic candidates for governor, Neil Abercrombie and David Ige. Register online …

Your Social Security and Your Retirement: Making a Plan that’s Right for You

Posted on 07/21/2014 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

About AARP | Events | Money & Work What’s the best time to claim your Social Security benefits? Many have questions related to their benefits and AARP has lots of information to help. For starters, let the Social Security Calculator help you figure out how much retirement income you’ll receive at different claiming ages so you can determine when you should claim Social Security. Can you afford to “retire early” and claim benefits at age 62, should you wait until your full retirement age, or can you wait …