Retirement Savings

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In July 2015, I was waiting in the Oregon Governor’s ceremonial office with more than 50 other advocates. It was a beautiful day and hot even inside the massive stone capitol building with its stately staircases and wood-paneled walls. In breezed petite Oregon Governor Kate Brown with her chestnut bobbed haircut and the pearl necklace she frequently wears for special events. She sat at the ceremonial desk and signed legislation into law to create OregonSaves – the first-in-the-nation, state-based IRA program.
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AARP Wisconsin is gathering stories from older residents about the challenges they face when it comes to affording retirement, paying high prescription drug costs, caregiving for loved ones and other issues.
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Today is National Be Heard Day. Never heard of it before? I wouldn’t be surprised. It’s a relatively new holiday created to give small businesses a chance to be heard. While there are many ways small businesses and residents can celebrate this day, AARP Ohio is honoring it by raising our voices about the retirement crisis impacting small businesses and their employees.
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Think you’re behind schedule on planning and saving for retirement? Don’t worry. No matter where you are today, AARP has simple tips and tools that can help you get or stay on track.
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RALEIGH -- With individual retirement savings being insufficient for millions of North Carolinians, in 2019, the General Assembly passed the Small Business Retirement Study -- a measure that will advise state lawmakers on the best way to establish retirement savings options that work best for small business owners and their employees.
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BURLINGTON -- For his work to find easier ways for workers to save more of what they earn for retirement, Representative Stephen Ross was presented with an AARP “Super Saver” award at a special presentation made at a monthly meeting of the Triad Retirement Living Association.
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Come share your story: What does retirement security mean to you?
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AARP's 2020 legislative agenda includes family caregiver tax credits, lowering drug prices, and retirement savings.
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Automatic payroll deductions will help
Saving for Retirement
To combat a retirement security crisis, state legislators this year passed a bill establishing the Colorado Secure Savings Plan Board, to examine the feasibility of creating a savings program for employees of small businesses that don’t offer 401(k)s.
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