— Exploring the possibility of turning your hobby into a business? Join AARP New Hampshire, Small Business Administration, and SCORE  and find out how! Industry leaders will walk you through the steps to think about if you’re interested in making your hobby a business, including: Is your product or service marketable? How do you move beyond a fun pastime to a serious endeavor? What are the critical steps in building your business? Which on-line presence is best for you? This free, …

— Ever dream of turning your hobby into a profitable business? You’re not alone. “As boomers live longer, many are seeking ways to earn extra money by turning favorite pastimes into second careers,” said Jamie Bulen, AARP state communications director. For the fourth year, AARP New Hampshire, the Small Business Administration and SCORE are cosponsoring Make Your Hobby a Business workshops. Experts will explain how to tell if your product or service is marketable—and how to build a business and promote …

— The digital age isn’t just changing how you work – it’s changing how you find work!  Get ready for what’s next. Join AARP’s free, interactive job search and networking workshops on May 10 in Portsmouth.  Learn how to master the online job search, learn techniques to effectively network, and ace the interview to get the job you want. Here’s an overview of workshops and what’s covered:  Job Search in the Digital Age Thursday, May 10, 2018 2:00 pm to 3:30 …

— Join our online Q&A sessions to learn how to age-proof your career. As an experienced worker, you have years of expertise and advanced skills to offer. What are you doing to help employers recognize them? Whether you’re looking for a new job, working to advance in your current company or thinking about a career change, you want to showcase your skills with confidence. Join our live, two-part Q&A sessions, Age-Proof Your Career for simple tips and tools to help you …

— The digital age isn’t just changing how you work – it’s changing how you find work!  Get ready for what’s next. Join AARP’s free, interactive job search and networking workshops  on March 20.  Learn how to master the online job search, learn techniques to effectively network, and ace the interview to get the job you want. Here’s an overview of workshops and what’s covered:  Job Search in the Digital Age Tuesday, March 20, 2018 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Discover …

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— Tax season is upon us and so is the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program! Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low- to moderate income taxpayers, especially those 50 and older, at several locations across the Granite State. All tax counselors are volunteers that are trained by the IRS to provide free tax preparation services.  You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has grown tremendously since is inaugural team …

— Join our online event for free job searching tips, tools resources, interactive videos, recruiter chats and more. AARP’s Online Career Fair: Spotlight on Part-Time Work & Skills Thursday, January 25, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET You can find jobs that don’t require 40-plus hours a week in just about every industry and company. But why choose part-time work? You may miss the office camaraderie after stopping full-time work. Or you may want some extra income to travel or fund …

— Investors seeking services from a professional financial advisor will benefit from a free online tool, AARP Interview an Advisor™, launched by AARP and the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA). The new resource is designed to take the guesswork and mystery out of the process of interviewing and hiring a financial advisor. It walks the user through a short series of suggested questions to ask a financial professional as part of the process of the hiring decision. Included are questions …

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— New frauds and scams seem to crop up weekly.  Identity theft, investment fraud and scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money.  Every 2 seconds, a con artist steals someone’s identity.  In the last year alone, Americans lost $18 billion of their hard-earned dollars to fraud, identity theft and scams. That is why AARP New Hampshire has organized a volunteer corps of Fraud Fighters – in most regions of the state – dedicated to educating Granite Staters on the …

— In the Digital Age, success can hinge on the movement of a mouse and the click of a button! Join AARP for a free interactive 90-minute workshop, Job Search in the Digital Age.  Learn about the newest and best websites and apps for the job search so you can search like a digital champ! Enjoy complimentary light snacks and beverages while you learn important tips about how to network online and get noticed by hiring managers.  Put your best foot …