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How ready for retirement are you? In theory, we all know it’s important to plan ahead, but in reality, many of us keep putting it off. According to a 2022 AARP report, 86% of working adults understand the importance of preparing for retirement, but only about 40% feel they are prepared to retire.
Here’s what to know, whether you’re a resident who’s working or retired, or if you’re considering a move to Massachusetts.
In anticipation of this winter’s heating costs, AARP Massachusetts has been encouraging people to apply for LIHEAP, a federal heating assistance program. Households may also be able to get related help with weatherization and appliance repairs.
Many families avoid talking about money. A new AARP webinar series starting in October aims to change that — hoping to spark conversations around topics from Social Security to debt management to fraud prevention.
If you are struggling to pay your heating bill, you may be eligible for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which pays part of certain Bay State residents’ winter heating bills.
Take control of your financial future
Massachusetts is one of the most expensive states in the nations for retirees. That makes good financial planning pivotal so you can retire in peace.
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