— AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Missouri. We hope you’ll join us!

— Find out more about this issue at AARP’s second in a series of free webinars. Social Security – Why It Pays to Wait Tuesday, June 27, 2019, 6 p.m. CT When it comes to getting the biggest monthly Social Security check, timing can be everything. That’s why learning about when to claim your retirement benefits is so important. Attend AARP’s free interactive webinar to have your questions answered and learn about the critical difference between retirement age and “full” retirement …

— Find out what you can already be doing to prepare at our free, two-part webinar. Retirement Planning: Top Tips to Get or Stay on Track Part 1: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6 p.m. CT Part 2: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6 p.m. CT Are you making the right decisions today for a better retirement down the road? You can and AARP is here to help you get on track with your retirement plans. Simply register now for our free, two-part …

— By Tim Poor Bobbie Butterly still wanted to play a meaningful role in her community after retirement, so the former accountant embraced the same passion that fueled her career: numbers. “I love numbers,” she said. “They provide answers.” Butterly found her answer in volunteering for AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, a national program that provides free tax help to people who may not be able to afford a professional service. “The life of leisure is great, but I wanted to get back …

— This Q&A Webinar Offers Tips Anyone Can Use 10 Retirement Planning Quick Tips Online Q&A PART 1: Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 6 p.m. CT PART 2: Thursday, October 25, 2018 6 p.m. CT If you feel like it’s too late to save anything for retirement, AARP has some reassuring news for you: It’s not. Even if you’re behind schedule on retirement planning, there are still ways to grow your nest egg. A first step is to stop putting it off …

— Attend AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar Medicare: Your Questions Answered PART 1: Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 6 p.m. CT PART 2: Thursday, October 18, 2018 6 p.m. CT The better you understand Medicare, the smarter decisions you can make about it—no matter if you’re enrolling for the first time or getting ready to make changes to your coverage. AARP’s free, two-part webinar helps you get answers and understand your options right when you need it—at the start of the Medicare annual …

— Attend Our Free Webinar to Get All the Answers Social Security, Your Questions Answered PART 1: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6 p.m. CT PART 2: Thursday, September 27, 2018 6 p.m. CT You’ve worked your whole life and now you can start thinking about your retirement options. But when should you claim your Social Security retirement benefits to get the biggest check? And how do you get the money coming in the first place? It can be a confusing process. …

— Get Helpful Guidance at Our Online Q&A Webinar Prepare to Care: Paying for Your Loved One’s Care Part 1: Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6 – 6:30 p.m. CT Part 2: Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 6 – 6:30 p.m. CT It can happen suddenly. One day, a loved one might be relatively healthy. The next, they could be facing a serious — and costly — health challenge. Don’t wait for a crisis to occur before talking to your loved one about …

—   By Alan Greenblatt This time of year, lots of people want to prepare your taxes for a fee. But there’s an alternative: AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program, with volunteers helping file your state and federal returns for no cost. “You hate to hear about some senior citizen going to pay $150—or sometimes more than $150—for a two-page tax return,” said Wendell Shaffer, 77, a former accountant and oil business manager. He has been a Tax-Aide volunteer for 23 years and …

— Still looking at how you’re going to get your taxes done for 2015? The AARP Foundation offers free tax preparation services for Missouri taxpayers with low to moderate incomes through the Foundation’s Tax-Aide program. Sites throughout the St. Louis region are available. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 49th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service for anyone and if you’re 50 and older, and can’t afford a tax preparation service, this program was made especially for …

— Credit and Debt…Budgeting and Saving…Preparing for Retirement…these are just a few of the topics that will covered during a FREE program presented by AARP Missouri and co-sponsored by Waddell & Reed and the Urban League of Greater Kansas City. Join us on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from 6-8 p.m. to learn how to secure your financial future. The program will be held in the Polsinelli Conference Room at 900 W. 48th Place on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, …