— 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, …

— Many senior homeowners don’t have a plan for who will take ownership of their home when they pass away. One simple way to ensure that their homes are passed to their loved ones or to a trusted charitable organization is through a simple form called a Beneficiary Deed. What is a Beneficiary Deed? A Beneficiary Deed is a document prepared by an attorney, signed by the owner(s) of the property, and recorded with the County, naming the person or organization …