They Found $1 Million in Their Trash

Posted on 07/26/2013 by | General News | Comments

Bulletin Today | Money & SavingsFrom The Associated Press A Massachusetts couple have won $1 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket that they dug out of the trash after inadvertently throwing it away. Sign up for the AARP Money Matters newsletter The state lottery commission says Joseph and Joanne Zagami of North Attleborough bought the $5 ticket from a vending machine while doing their grocery shopping. They stuck the ticket into one of the grocery bags and forgot about it. The next day, Joseph Zagami …

States Step Up for Retirement Security

Posted on 07/16/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

PoliticsAre you saving (enough) for retirement? The numbers paint a worrisome picture – for Americans, our families and the nation. Three-quarters of Americans age 55-64 had less than $30,000 in their retirement accounts as of 2010. And, more than 70 million American workers do not have any type of employer-sponsored retirement plan. Clearly, we need some help to get on the road to retirement savings – and more effective ways to save money for our future. This is where the …

Looking for Local Info?

Posted on 07/29/2009 by | General News | Comments

Personal HealthIf you’re anything like my friends and family, they love listening to the national debate on all the issues floating around, but what they really want to know is how they will be impacted in Arizona, for example. Below you’ll find a smattering of where to find local AARP info. Don’t see your state? I’d encourage you to check out Bulletin Today’s State Pages as well as the AARP Online Community for more information and resources. And of course, if …