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Looking for a job or contemplating a career change? Interested in starting your own business? Want to know about Social Security benefits? Participate online in free, interactive webinars with AARP experts.
 
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Q&A Session to Help You Start Your Business Ask the  Experts!

Thursday, November 13, 2014, at 2 p.m. ET

Join us for our second encore entrepreneur “Ask the Experts” session. Small business owners, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and AARP will answer your questions during a free, hour-long webinar on November 13 to learn about:

  • Developing your business idea and plan
  • Securing financing
  • Marketing
  • Getting a mentor
  • Other topics

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Good Habits of Smart Investors

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at 7 p.m. ET

Join experts from AARP, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and others for a free hour-long webinar to get your questions answered about protecting your well-earned money, and issues every investor should consider. Topics to be discussed include:

  • How to research investment products and salespersons
  • Common investing mistakes
  • How to identify, avoid and report fraudulent activity
  • And more

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How to Spot Frauds and Scams

Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at 2 p.m. ET

Find out about the most common frauds targeted at older Americans. Identity theft, the ‘grandparent’ scam, imposter schemes and others. Experts from AARP and the Federal Trade Commission will discuss how to identify these type of frauds, as well as how and where to report them. Register Now

Steps to Starting Your Business: An Exclusive Webinar Series

AARP and the Small Business Administration are working together to guide you, step-by-step, to starting and then growing your business with a series of exclusive, free webinars. Hear from those who have done it before on such topics as creating a business plan, financing your small business, and marketing your business online. Register Now

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Legal and Tax Issues for Small Businesses

(Orginally broadcast Thursday, October 16, 2014)

Find out about the most common legal and tax issues when starting your small business. Join the Small Business Administration (SBA) and AARP as they discuss registering your business, business contracts, certifications and licenses, special tax implications and more. Register Now

Tips for Consultants/Contractors

(Originally broadcast Thursday, September 25, 2014)

Are you considering becoming a consultant or contractor? Get tips from current contractors and consultants on how they did it, as well as guidance from the Small Business Administration (SBA) and AARP on this specific model of small business. Join us for a free hour-long webinar on September 25 to get your questions answered. Register Now

Disaster Preparedness and Economic Recovery for Small Businesses

(Orginally broadcast Tuesday, September 16, 2014)

What’s your emergency response plan for your small business? Do you have a business continuity plan in case of natural disaster, technology failures or other business interruptions? Join us for a free hour-long webinar on September 16 to get your questions answered by business experts, the Small Business Administration and AARP. Register Now

Q&A Session to Help You Start Your Business - Ask the Experts!

(Originally broadcast Tuesday, August 12, 2014)

This is your chance to get your small business questions answered by those in the know! Ask questions of small business owners, the Small Business Administration and AARP about developing your business plan, securing financing, finding a mentor, and more! Register Now

Is Franchising for You?

(Originally broadcast Thursday, July 10, 2014)

Are you thinking about purchasing a franchise? Many start their first businesses by going the franchise route. Join us for a free, hour-long webinar to get your questions answered by business experts, the Small Business Administration, and AARP about steps you need to take and the unique aspects of buying and owning a franchise. Register Now

What Small Business Structure Is Right for You?

(Originally broadcast Thursday, June 19, 2014)

What small business structure is best for you—sole proprietorship, LLC, non-profit, cooperative, corporation, other?  Join AARP and SBA for an overview of different types of business structures, including tax and legal implications of each, and how to determine which small business structure is right for you. Register Now 

Social Media and Other Marketing Strategies to Promote Your Small Business

(Orginally broadcast Tuesday, June 3, 2014)

Do you know how to effectively market your small business? Need basic information on which type of social media to promote your venture? Join AARP and SBA to learn how to market your small business. Register Now

Financing Your Small Business

(Originally broadcast Tuesday, May 13, 2014)

Are you wondering how to finance your small business? Have you written a financial plan yet? Do you know typical and non-traditional sources of funding?  Join AARP and SBA to learn how to get your small business up and running. Register Now

The Secrets to Writing a Good Business Plan

(Originally broadcast Tuesday, April 22, 2014)

Join AARP and the Small Business Administration as they discuss how to develop a plan to get your small business up and running, including sources of financing and marketing ideas. Register Now

Are You Ready to Start Your Small Business?

(Originally broadcast Thursday, April 3, 2014)

Join AARP and the Small Business Administration as they discuss how to determine if you are ready to open a small business, the basic elements of a business plan, funding sources, and more! Register Now

Work and Job-Hunting Webinars

Job Tips for 50+ Workers: Insights From Life Reimagined for Work Pledge Employers

(Orginally broadcast Wednesday, September 17, 2014)

Brush up on your job search skills as you join AARP and select Life Reimagined for Work Pledge Employers for a free interactive online discussion on Wednesday, September 17, at 2 p.m. ET. We’ll discuss job search tips for experienced workers, including insights into the hiring process. We’ll also focus on recruiting practices; job opportunities; defining the ideal job candidate; the value of experienced workers; and AARP’s free resources to help you find a job, including an upcoming Virtual Career Fair. Register Now

How to Recruit Experienced Workers

(Originally broadcast Tuesday, May 20, 2014)

Many employers continue to experience skill shortages in many key areas of their organizations. Join AARP for a free webinar that will help hiring managers and recruiters understand the changing demographics of the workplace, myths about experienced workers, how to screen applications from experienced workers, and more. Register Now

Job Tips for 50+ Workers: Insights from Life Reimagined for Work Hiring Employers

(Originally broadcast Thursday, April 17, 2014)

Join AARP and a few Life Reimagined for Work employers for a free, online interactive discussion on as we discuss job tips for experienced workers, including insights into the hiring process.  Register Now

Social Security and Retirement Readiness Webinars

Get the Most From Your Employee Benefits

(Originally broadcast Wednesday, October 29, 2014)

Want to learn how to maximize the perks that your employer offers? During this one-hour program, we will discuss the best practices for utilizing 401(k)s, pensions, health savings accounts like HSAs and FSAs, healthy living programs and more. These benefits can help save you money now, boost your retirement accounts and even increase your income. To have your questions answered on the program email moneywebinars@aarp.org. If you can't make it on scheduled date, the webinar will be available for on-demand viewing after it airs. Register Now

When to Claim Social Security

(Originally broadcast Wednesday, September 10, 2014)

When For many, Social Security will be the biggest source of income in retirement. So it is important that you get the most out of your benefits. During this informative, one-hour presentation, AARP experts will provide you with information on key topics such as the consequences of claiming early, the impact on your benefits of continuing to work, and ways to maximize benefits for you and your family. With this information, you can feel more confident about your plans for a more-secure financial future. Our experts will also be answering questions, and if you send your question to moneywebinars@aarp.org before the event, we may answer your question live! Register Now

10 Steps to Get to the Retirement You Want

(Orginally broadcast Thursday, July 24, 2014)

When you picture your retirement, what do you want it to look like? Do you want to be spending more time with friends and family, finding meaningful part-time or volunteer work, or traveling the globe? And most importantly, how can you make sure you have enough money to live the way you want? Join AARP’s Financial Security team for the 10 steps that will help you find your path to living the life you want—from managing your finances to gaining more personal time today and in your future. Register Now

Cutting Costs, Featuring Jeff Yeager

(Orginally broadcast Tuesday, May 20, 2014)

Spend an hour with the Ultimate Cheapskate, Jeff Yeager, as he shares some of his latest and greatest tips and tricks to keep more green in your pocket! From heating costs to travel expenses, you can live on less in retirement.  Yeager and other AARP experts will share money-saving techniques with listeners on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at 7 p.m.  If you have questions you want answered during the show, you can email them to moneywebinars@aarp.org. Register Now

What You Need to Know About Fraud

(Originally broadcast Thursday, April 10, 2014)

Are you concerned about identity theft or other types of scams? AARP will answer your questions about and help guide you through how to detect and avoid fraud. Register Now

Social Security: Ask the Experts

(Originally broadcast Thursday, March 27, 2014)

Confused about Social Security? Join our experts to have all of your questions answered. Register Now

Social Security and Taxes

(Originally broadcast Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014)

Want to know if your Social Security benefits will be taxed? Most people don't pay federal taxes on Social Security benefits, but for those who do, it can get complicated. During this free one-hour webinar, you'll learn how to calculate your income, determine whether your benefits will be taxed, explore why it matters if you file as an individual or jointly, discover how to find out if your state taxes your benefits, and much more. We will include time for questions during the live webinar. If you have questions before our webinar, please email them to moneywebinars@aarp.org and we will answer them during the event. Watch

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