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Financing Your Business: How to Get Funding

During this free, one-hour webinar experts from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and AARP will provide guidance on how to finance your small business.

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Own Your Age — And Resist Ageism

Challenge your thinking about age!!!


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The five tenets of the First Amendment are something to celebrate on July 4th

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On Father’s Day: Let’s Show Black Men They Matter

I am especially thankful for my dad, the late Eugene Albert Kane Sr., a construction worker who was a pillar of strength in our lives.

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'Selma' on DVD - Take Movie Night to a New Level!

The next time you’re planning a family night, take movie night to a new level with 'Selma' (now on DVD) and socialize over serious issues.



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7 fun yet simple ways the former basketball star stays in shape

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6 New Medical Tests That Could Change Your Life

These six medical tests are not only game changers, but backed by real science

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Are You Properly Insured?

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99 Great Ways to Save

Tips from 20 experts, and readers like you, can help save you thousands of dollars

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10 Reasons Why Credit Is Better Than Debit

While debit cards could help keep you from racking up debt, credit cards might still be the better payment choice

My Life, Family and Community

Information and resources to turn goals and dreams into real possibilities, and connect with family, friends and community in meaningful ways

Embrace Your Empty Nest Adventure

Embrace Your Empty Nest Adventure

Feeling a wide range of emotions about your empty nest? We’ll show you how to embrace this as an adventure so you can take this next step with confidence and support.

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Family Reunions: Different Strokes for Different Folks

A first-person take on family reunions from an African-American perspective.

AARP’s Life Reimagined for Veterans

AARP’s Life Reimagined for Veterans

Transition from military to civilian life is difficult. AARP’s Life Reimagined can help veterans of all ages.


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