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Help AARP Foundation win back opportunity for struggling Americans 50 and over.

AARP Foundation Finances 50+SM is sponsored by and developed in collaboration with Charles Schwab Foundation.


Finances 50+ SM is a 3-part program designed to help you make and keep smart money habits.  The program covers:

  • budgeting and goal setting
  • taking charge of credit and debt
  • developing a savings plan and protecting your assets.

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

Downloadable Workshop Guides

General Money Management

More Helpful Links

AARP Benefits QuickLINK: See if you qualify for public assistance and if you can save money on health care, medication, food, utilities, and more. 

Community Action Agencies: These groups help people to help themselves in achieving self-sufficiency.

Deter. Detect. Defend: This Federal Trade Commission site helps consumers fight back against identity theft.

  • AARP Foundation Tax-Aide: Read federal tax FAQs, ask tax questions and — during tax season — find a local site where you can get free tax preparation help.
  • IRS Tax Site Locator: The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify.

Featured Programs & Services

AARP Foundation SCSEP

55 or older, unemployed and looking for work? The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) can help you get on-the-job training.

Work for Yourself at 50+

AARP Foundation's Work for Yourself @50+ provides free tools and resources to help you become self-employed and improve your financial situation.

BACK TO WORK 50+

We are partnering with workforce services providers to strengthen the bridge between 50+ job candidates and respected employers.

AARP Foundation Experience Corps

Experience Corps is a literacy program that utilizes highly trained volunteers age 50 and over to help struggling students become great readers.

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Finances 50+ Volunteer

We're looking for people to fill two types of roles in the AARP Foundation Finances 50+ program: Facilitators, who facilitate classes on-site; and Money Mentors, who provide one-on-one phone-based support to participants. Click a city to sign-up today!

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