— 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, …

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— The following information on the deadline to change party affiliation is being shared, with permission, from a May 16 news release from Attorney General Gordon MacDonald and Secretary of State William Gardner. Secretary of State William M. Gardner and Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald remind voters that June 5, 2018 is the deadline for a voter to change party affiliation or to become unaffiliated with a party for voting in the September 11, 2018 State Primary Election. Generally, voters are …

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— AARP just launched “Be The Difference. Vote™,” a comprehensive voter engagement campaign to support Americans age 50-plus as they vote in the 2018 midterm elections. The campaign will provide information on where politicians stand on the issues and help these decisive voters hold politicians accountable for their positions this November. AARP’s effort will seek to get the largest possible turnout of 50-plus voters at the polls in the general election in November. It will also work to ensure issues of …

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— Today, AARP presented Senator Maggie Hassan with a 2017 “Champion for the 50+” Congressional Award for her legislative leadership during the first year of the 115th Congress. Senator Hassan received this recognition for working in a bipartisan manner on an important issue that will benefit the lives of the 50+, our families, and our communities. More specifically, she received this award for her leadership in promoting access to audio technologies that improve the quality of life for millions of Americans. …

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— POLITICO, the most robust global newsroom specializing in politics and policy, today announced a partnership with AARP, the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older. The new POLITICO Magazine series, entitled “The Deciders,” which debuts in June, will focus on issues impacting this group of voters—by exploring who they are, what motivates them, and how they are reshaping the political landscape. From their most deeply held beliefs to their policy and ideological preferences, the series …

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— AARP New Hampshire brings you up close to each of the candidates running for office in the Granite State’s hotly contested races for U.S. Senate, governor, and Congressional Districts 1 and 2. Under the AARP Take A Stand on Social Security campaign, hear from the candidates directly about Social Security and their commitment to updating the benefit program to prevent looming cuts by 2034. U.S. Senate Candidates for U.S. Senate seat joined AARPNH in October, for a discussion about Social …

— With three weeks until Election Day, AARP released a new analysis showing New Hampshire’s economy is at risk of losing $1.9 billion and 11,163 jobs if no action is taken by future Presidents and Congress to update Social Security for future generations. According to the Social Security Trustees’ report, Social Security benefits could be cut by nearly 25 percent after 2034 if no action is taken. Such an across-the-board cut represents a looming threat to New Hampshire’s economy.  Yet the …

— At an event today on Boomer women and the 2016 election, AARP released new survey data highlighting the economic anxieties and other important concerns of women ages 50 to 69 in key battleground states. “Older women voters – particularly women of the Boomer generation — could help decide the 2016 presidential election,” said AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond. “Yet many of their real concerns are being ignored and their questions overlooked in a largely issueless campaign. The candidates still …

— AARP New Hampshire invites you, your family and friends to Taste, Test and Take A Stand in Manchester on October 18. Accompanied by a rib-sticking meal of the Puritan Backroom’s famous chicken fingers, you’ll have the chance to connect with other AARP members and learn more about all of the things that we Granite Staters can do to encourage the candidates to Take a Stand to strengthen Social Security for future generations. Covering everything from drafting letters to the editor and …

— New analysis conducted by AARP shows that 784,000 Granite State workers who are paying into Social Security today stand to lose 25 percent of their benefits if the President and Congress don’t act. While the revenue shortfall faced by the Social Security system that could result in cuts is not imminent, the Social Security Trustees reported in June that across-the-board cuts of nearly 25 percent would take effect in 2034 if no action is taken. “Doing nothing is not an …

— In this polarizing election where specifics have been taking a backseat to soundbites, one issue transcends the partisan divide and unites people of all ages – Social Security. According to a new survey released today by AARP, more than nine in 10 New Hampshire primary voters across party lines and age groups say it is important for presidential candidates to lay out their plans to make Social Security financially sound for future generations. “New Hampshire primary voters are sending a …