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Keystone Saves, a proposed IRA savings program for private-sector employees, has bipartisan support from state legislators and strong backing from AARP.
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An AARP-supported bill would create a retirement savings program for New Mexico workers who don't have access to such plans through their employers.
Saving for Retirement
A new AARP survey shows that 88 percent of Kansas voters would support legislation that makes it easier to save for retirement.
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.
Men and women across Connecticut work hard to build a secure future for themselves and their families, but too many have no access to workplace retirement saving options. Soon, those employees will have a path to a secure financial retirement through automatic payroll deductions.
AARP Connecticut applauds the progress towards implementing the Connecticut Retirement Security Program (Public Act 16-29) that was signed into law in 2016 and is on-track to begin operation in 2018.
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Many people want a secure retirement, but not everyone has the right tools to achieve it. AARP North Carolina is asking state lawmakers to set up a retirement savings plan for people who don’t have access to a 401(k) or similar plan at work.
Life Reimagined
From conversations on creating a secure financial future, to learning how to protect yourself against fraud, to discovering your “what’s next,” to gaining skills for a job search, and more,  AARP Connecticut hosts numerous events across a wide variety of topics in communities throughout the state every month. The events are open to the public, and while some require registration, others do not. For questions, contact AARP Connecticut Community Outreach Director Erica Michalowski at 860-548-3163 or
There has been a lot of debate about the recent passage of PA 16-29, an act creating the Connecticut Retirement Security. It is understandable and expected for some to support the bill and others to oppose, however, those opinions should be formed on fact:
By Christopher J. Gearon
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