Financial Resiliency Is In Season for the First Quarter of 2023

Posted on 03/18/23 by Adrian Ramos

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AARP Massachusetts knows how important finances are to everyday life. That is why we are launching our Thrifty Thursday Webinar event series- built to assist you in better understanding and managing your finances. These events are free to attend, you need only sign up. Webinar topics are Social Security, Making Your Money Last, Avoiding Scams, Planning for Retirement and Caregiving Costs. All webinars will be closed captioned.  Bring your questions!


  • March 23, 2023 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. Retirement Planning: Strategies for Today and Tomorrow
    • Retirement planning doesn’t have to be daunting. It’s never too early or too late to take charge of your financial future. If you're anxious about retirement, you can still build your stash — with the right moves. Learn tips for determining if you are on track, and learn practical strategies to help you achieve retirement peace of mind.
    • Register by clicking here or clicking the event title above.
  • March 30, 2023 12:00 p.m. - 1:00p.m. Making Cents of Caregiving Costs
    • You will be introduced to essential information caregivers need to manage more easily some of the complexities of caregiving. Using the AARP Financial Workbook for Family Caregivers, you will learn how to incorporate financial tips into your caregiving. Gain a better understanding of how to plan for your care recipient.
    • Register by clicking here or clicking the event title above.

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  • January 26, 2023, 12:00p.m.-1:00p.m. Tax Prep Info Session Webinar Recording
    The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program has volunteers located at sites across the state offering free tax preparation services. During this 30-minute webinar you can hear from a volunteer district coordinator and learn how to book an appointment to get your taxes done with AARP. Important information includes: what type of returns can be done, what to bring, and what service models are available. You'll also learn about the Senior Circuit Breaker Credit which is available to homeowners and renters who are residents of Massachusetts.
      • *Note: this is a recording of this event and is available to watch on our YouTube Page here.
        • Also- if you would like to learn more about how to get involved with AARP Foundation Tax Aide, click here.

  • March 02, 2023, 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. Protect Yourself against Fraud and Identity Theft
    • Con artists don’t care how hard you’ve worked to save your money. They steal billions from Americans like you every year. We’re fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. In this session, we will share an inside look at how scammers think, how to safeguard against identity theft and fraud, first-hand accounts from victims, and what to do if you or someone you know has been a victim.
      Watch the recording here.
  • March 09, 2023, 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m. Social Security: Understanding your Benefits
      • Do you understand how Social Security works? Have you wondered what the difference between full, early, and delayed benefits are? This workshop focuses on building an understanding of when to claim Social Security and what implications that may have on your finances. You will discover what Social Security is and you will also learn how to secure your benefits. Build confidence in making a decision that is right for you!
      • The recording for this will be available soon.
  • March 16, 2023 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. Making Every Cent Count: Everyday Habits to be Financially Resilient
      • Join us for a conversation about how our everyday habits can shape how financially resilient we are and how we can adopt good habits. Hear about daily ways to save, debt management and budgeting. Learn about handy AARP online tools.
      • The recording for this will be available soon.

This story is provided by AARP Massachusetts. Visit the AARP Massachusetts page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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