Does it make sense for you to work and collect Social Security at the same time? It’s a complicated question, but we’re here to make it easier to connect you to the resources that can help you decide what’s right for you.
Whether you're married, divorced or widowed, you may be able to use spousal benefits to increase your monthly Social Security check. Eligibility rules can be confusing. Register for AARP’s special webinar on Social Security and let us help you understand the details.
Recently, there has be an uptick in reports of scam calls claiming to be from the Social Security Administration. During these calls the scammer tells their potential victim that they will not be receiving their Social Security check because they have been “blacklisted” or they are in trouble with the authorities. We believe one of the reasons these calls have “bubbled up” might be because people are aware of the IRS scam and scammers are looking for a different way to scare their victim into sending money or sharing their personal information.
Social Security provides older Americans an important source of reliable income during retirement. This is especially true for African Americans, Hispanics and women, who often lack access to income from pensions or savings and rely more heavily on Social Security.
AARP has delivered to members of the United States Senate a petition signed by more than 2 million AARP members urging the Senate to reject measures that would result in deep cuts to Medicare and Social Security. The petition follows a letter AARP sent to Senators late last week, which said “We urge you to vote no on this measure.”
According to the Census Bureau, there are nearly 57 million people living with disabilities in the United States. Thirty percent of American adults help provide care for a sick or disabled family member. Caregivers provide physical and emotional support for the people in their care. It’s a demanding job with its stresses and rewards, but it can also be a labor of love.
Join AARP Colorado for its free Financial Resilience seminar in Denver's Park Hill neighborhood on Tuesday April 25 to discuss how to get the most out of your retirement savings.
Search AARP Colorado
Sign Up & Stay Connected