11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

Posted on 01/15/2014 by | News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

11 Things | Bulletin Today News, discoveries and fun … 1. A novelist/farmer gives “chick lit” a whole new meaning. (Learn more at CBS) (hat tip to Hilarie Grey) 2. It’s possible to score a night at the Waldorf-Astoria for $15.75. (Learn more at AARP) 3. New surgical superglue can patch a hole in a beating heart. (Learn more at NPR) 4. Some people who get migraines spell relief p-l-a-c-e-b-o. (Learn more at AARP) 5. The NBA will end merger payments to the owners of a defunct ABA team – at $800 million. (Learn …

Mark Cuban: Living Your Best Deals at Any Age

Posted on 10/7/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentGive Mark Cuban credit for getting things done.  He went from tapings of the hit ABC reality show Shark Tank to his long-awaited insider-trading trial last week (a civil suit involving a 2004 stock sale), purportedly dazzling admiring jury members, while still managing to keep up with myriad business demands. On top of it, he emailed fast answers to our questions.  Here, the billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner, 55, shares his thoughts on living your best deals at any age. Is …

BREAKING: Shaq to Change Name to “Big AARP”, AARP to Change Name to “Big SHAQ”

Posted on 06/3/2011 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentNow that I have your attention… we’ve been having a blast over here at AARP as Shaquille O’Neal took to Twitter to announce his retirement! He’s taking suggestions via Twitter on what his new nickname should be and the leading contender appears to be the “Big AARP.” Our CEO, Barry Rand, issued the following statement just now: “Shaq, on behalf of AARP, congratulations on a great career! If you’re like most of our members—half are still working, many more give …