financial security

A Black couple sits together and looks at a computer screen while holding bills
A payment pause and expanded employer assistance help some borrowers tackle their student loans, although others are left out.
Student loan debt was never meant to last a lifetime or become a threat to retirement security. Yet today, borrowers frequently wind up carrying it into retirement, long beyond their working years.
One Black woman and two Black men walk in a forest
AARP recently hosted public, private, and nonprofit professionals for a summit discussing ways to address disparities and inequality as we promote longer, healthier lives.
Three delivery workers are chatting on a break from work.
Through personal, public and private sector responsibility, we must work together to close the opportunity gap and lessen inequities across the lifespan.
A proposed rule could harm older Americans' health and financial security
intergenerational-classroom
College costs have increased substantially from 1964 to today, and higher costs and borrowing may affect young workers’ retirement security
Not Adding Up
The recent government shutdown served as a very public reminder of a widespread reality in urgent need of solutions: far too many American families are a paycheck away from financial distress
Connecting at home in her retirement
We share our most-read blogs for 2018 in four categories: health, financial security, long-term services and supports, and livable communities
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In an election year filled with partisanship and political fights, it’s no surprise that many Americans feel that their voices aren’t being heard or that the issues that affect their lives aren’t being addressed. But, many outstanding elected officials work hard every day to make a positive…
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This week at FinCon18 we’re showcasing the many programs and efforts that we have to help Americans plan for – and ideally achieve – a secure retirement. AARP’s Financial Ambassador, Jean Chatzky, is even delivering a powerful keynote at the conference on big themes in personal finance over the…
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