AARP: Don’t rush changes to Medicare, Social Security

Most people believe that the future of Medicare and Social Security should be addressed in a separate debate – and not be part of any end-of-year deal addressing the nation’s budget deficit. In a survey after the 2012 election fielded by the AARP, 70 percent of Americans and 92 percent of older Americans said it […]

SBA and AARP host workshop for entreprenurial boomers

Baby boomers are interested in starting their own businesses –  and SBA and AARP want to help. The U.S. Small Business Administration and the American Association of Retired Persons is hosting a joint event to help entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs who are age 50 and older. Gary Rasmussen, a franchisor who turned his life around […]

SBA, AARP team to help boomers in business

By Dan Hannaher The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are launching a strategic alliance to provide counseling and training to entrepreneurs over age 50 who want to start or grow a small business. Through SBA’s online training courses and its nationwide network of business mentors and counselors, the two organizations have a goal to […]

SBA and AARP helping boomers start their own business

The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are partnering to help entrepreneurs older than age 50 start their own small business. The alliance between the two organizations will provide counseling and training to the aspiring entrepreneurs. The SBA training, mentors and counselors will be available online and the SBA and AARP expect to train 100,000 […]

AARP seeks tax volunteers

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation service, is seeking volunteers  from across the state to aid with 2011 tax returns. Volunteers do not need to be an AARP member or a retiree to participate. Tax-Aide is particularly in need of volunteers who speak both English and Spanish. Volunteers will receive free […]

Pinnacol makes AARP best list

Pinnacol Assurance, Colorado’s largest workers’ compensation insurer has been recognized nationally as one of the top employers in the United States for older workers. Pinnacol placed 15th on the list of 50 companies, and is the only Colorado company to be recognized. “Having workers over 50 is a tremendous benefit to the company,” said Ken […]