AARP’s “Operation: Stop Scams” Provides Free Paper-Shredding for New Yorkers from Buffalo to Long Island

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-04-17T09:48:00+00:00">April 17, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-04-17T10:47:05+00:00">April 17, 2018</time> by AARP New York

Every Two Seconds, Someone’s Identity is Stolen. New Yorkers Can Fight Back Against Fraud at 20+ Shredding Events Across State ALBANY—New Yorkers fought back against fraud today and helped protect themselves from identity theft by shredding truckloads of sensitive personal documents as part of “Operation: Stop Scams,” a series of free shredding events sponsored by AARP New York around the state. AARP New York launched the initiative today with a free document shredding event in Albany. There, officials warned consumers …

AARP: Secure Choice Will Help NYers Save at Work, Close Growing Retirement Savings Gap

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-03-30T10:57:05+00:00">March 30, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-03-30T12:17:42+00:00">March 30, 2018</time> by AARP New York

AARP Applauds Governor, Legislators for Including Voluntary Workplace Retirement Savings Option in Final 2018-19 Budget ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement today on the final 2018-19 New York State Budget: “Secure Choice will offer hard working men and women across New York an easy and effective way to save for their futures through payroll deduction. And it’s a great tool for small companies to attract and retain quality workers. As fewer small …

AARP: National Grid Rate Hike Too High, But Could Have Been Worse

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-03-15T16:30:52+00:00">March 15, 2018</time> by AARP New York

Association Praises Programs to Help Low-Income, Moderate Income Customers, But Settlement Shows Need for Utility Consumer Advocate as proposed by NYS Assembly ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement today on the New York State Public Service Commission’s approval of the National Grid utility rate settlement: “A double-digit rate increase is simply too much for the overburdened New York consumers who rely on National Grid for their energy. AARP appreciates that regulators reduced the …

Governor, Senate, Assembly Agree: Workplace Savings Option Should be in Final NYS Budget

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-03-14T12:35:39+00:00">March 14, 2018</time> by AARP New York

Senate, Assembly State Budget Proposals Include Voluntary “Secure Choice” Program, Following Game-Changing Proposal in Governor’s Executive Budget ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement today on the State Senate and State Assembly 2018-19 State Budget proposals: “State legislators’ support for an initiative to help New Yorkers save for retirement at work signals an impending game-changer that could potentially benefit millions of private sector employees. AARP applauds lawmakers and Governor Cuomo for including ‘Secure …

AARP Volunteers Hit Road, Urge LI’s Senators to Pass Proposal to Help NYers Save at Work

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-03-08T13:53:37+00:00">March 8, 2018</time> by AARP New York

AARP Van Tour Asks Flanagan, Senators to Include Governor’s “Secure Choice” Retirement Savings Proposal in Final State Budget SMITHTOWN, N.Y. – AARP volunteers began fanning out across Long Island today to deliver a message to their State Senators: help New Yorkers save for retirement. Dozens of Long Island volunteers will participate in a three-day tour in AARP’s van calling on Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan and his Island colleagues to include in the final state budget Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “Secure …

Cuomo Retirement Savings Proposal: Hochul, Bestselling Finance Author Jean Chatzky, 37 Groups Urge Passage

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-02-27T11:41:28+00:00">February 27, 2018</time> by AARP New York

100+ AARP Volunteers from Across NYS Urge Legislators to Include Governor’s Voluntary “Secure Choice” Option in Final State Budget ALBANY, N.Y. – Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and bestselling personal finance author Jean Chatzky joined AARP volunteers from across New York today and a small business owner to urge state legislators to include in the final budget Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to make it easier to save for retirement. AARP members are visiting over 70 legislative offices today to promote “Secure …

AARP Launches Ad Campaign Touting Governor’s Proposal to Help NYers Save for Retirement

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-02-21T16:28:52+00:00">February 21, 2018</time> by AARP New York

Voluntary “Secure Choice” Program Would Allow Businesses to Offer Workplace Savings Option, Provide Employees Easy Way to Save ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP today launched an advertising campaign touting a proposal by Governor Andrew Cuomo that would make it easier for New Yorkers to save for their retirement and urging state legislators to make the proposal part of the final state budget. The TV, digital and print ads running in media outlets from Long Island to Buffalo urge support for “Secure …

NY’s Communities of Color Have Less Access to Retirement Savings, Banks, Pay More for Caregiving, Housing; AARP, Partners Launch Policy Solutions Agenda

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-01-24T10:00:00+00:00">January 24, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-01-23T16:56:46+00:00">January 23, 2018</time> by AARP New York

AARP, Asian American and Hispanic Federations, NAACP, Urban League join in unprecedented effort to disrupt racial and ethnic disparities in health, economic security and livable communities among NY’s 50+ NEW YORK, NY. – January 24, 2018 – AARP and top advocacy organizations for New York’s communities of color joined today to launch an unprecedented policy solutions agenda aimed at disrupting vast racial and ethnic disparities among New Yorkers 50 and older as detailed in a new brief on health, economic …

AARP Lauds Governor for Plan to Help Millions of Middle Class NYers Save for Retirement at Work

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-01-16T16:58:16+00:00">January 16, 2018</time> by AARP New York

Voluntary Workplace Retirement Savings Option Could Help Millions, Especially Communities of Color; AARP Urges Lawmakers to Include in Final Budget ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement today in reaction to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2018-19 State Budget Proposal: “Millions of middle class, working New Yorkers will have an effective way to save for retirement at work thanks to Governor Cuomo’s state budget proposal to create a savings option for private sector employees whose …

AARP: Governor’s State of the State Launches Key Initiatives as Nation’s First “Age-Friendly” State

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-01-03T15:38:45+00:00">January 3, 2018</time> by AARP New York

Can Further Help Middle Class NYers with State-Facilitated Workplace Retirement Savings Option, Support for Family Caregivers to Help NYers Age in Own Homes ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement today in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s annual State of the State Message: “AARP is thrilled that Governor Cuomo is walking the talk on his commitment from last year making New York the first ‘age-friendly’ state in the nation. His executive order directing …