Finances 50+

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AARP Connecticut is in communities across the state working with residents and elected officials to make our state a great place for people of all ages to call home. We are advocates on legislative issues that impact families such as caregiving, financial security, independent living, healthcare, utilities and prescription prices. We provide valuable educational resources and information to help people protect themselves from fraud and scams; take charge of their life so they can live their best life now and in the future; in their job search or transition to a new career; and more.
retirement savings
New Rule Fails to Put the Interests of the Investor First
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The NC House of Representatives is considering Senate Bill 559, which if passed, will raise your electric utility bill for the next five years and could include a new fixed charge for up to 30 years.
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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 Michigan for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
money
In 2016, a federal regulation was promulgated which required that any professional making a recommendation or solicitation regarding investments act in the best interests of their clients and put their clients' interests above their own. This policy protected consumers from receiving advice from financial experts that would benefit the advisor based on fees and commissions collected. After receiving pushback from the financial industry, the jurisdictional agencies began reexamining the policy.
personal financial planning
A series of evening workshops across the state this summer will help New Yorkers build their financial strength and protect their assets.
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A new squad of fraud fighters is challenging con artists across the state. AARP Montana, in an initiative with the state attorney general’s office, has trained six volunteer outreach specialists to conduct presentations on avoiding the latest swindles.
Credit Card Security
By Jill Gambon
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A law enacted in 2016, with the support of AARP California, established the CalSavers Retirement Savers program. It goes into effect statewide on July 1. Nine other states already have similar programs.
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Be a fraud fighter! If you can spot a scam, you can stop a scam.
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