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AARP Foundation Finances 50+ Program

AARP Foundation and Charles Schwab Foundation believe that everyone can benefit from smart money habits.

That’s why we are offering AARP Foundation Finances 50+SM. Our free three-part program is simple. The material covers:

  • Budgeting and goal setting
  • Taking charge of credit and debt
  • Developing a savings plan and protecting your assets


Each 90-minute interactive classroom session is designed to help you build habits that can improve your financial situation. In-person classes and phone-based Money Mentors are offered through community organizations and volunteers, and materials are available for download free of charge.



AARP Foundation Finances 50+ Program - Volunteer


Facilitators (PDF) lead classes on-site and Money Mentors (PDF) provide one-on-one phone-based support to participants. Contact us at to learn more and get connected witha local program in your area.

AARP Foundation Finances 50+ Program - Bring to Your Community

Bring to Your Community

Share Finances 50+ with a small group in your community today! Order multiple copies of the Finances 50+ participant guide and volunteer guide for free. Go

AARP Foundation Finances 50+ Program - Get Resources

Get Resources

Download guides and worksheets, plus find helpful links for a range of money management topics. Go

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Finances 50+ Offers Insight into Managing Budget Priorities

An Arizona couple tell how the program helped give them a clearer understanding of how to better manage their entire budget. Read

Take Control of Your Financial Future

An AARP Foundation Finances 50+  attendee tells how the program helped him establish credit and meet his financial goals. Read

Programs & Services

AARP Tax Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

This program offers free assistance with tax-return preparation. Go

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AARP Benefits QuickLink

See if you qualify for public assistance and you can save money on health care, medication, food, utilities, and more! Go