Be Part of the Solution
Today, more than 10 million people over 50 are living in poverty in the U.S. All told, more than 37 million are either already in poverty or just one life event away from slipping into it. You can help.
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:
Download guides and worksheets, plus find helpful links for a range of money management topics.
Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Information on a wide range of financial topics from a number of federal entities
National Endowment for Financial Education
An excellent wide-ranging resource about life events and financial decisions
Find guidance on financial fitness and making the most of your money. Includes a financial fitness quiz
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.
55 or older, unemployed and looking for work? The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) can help you get on-the-job training.
AARP Foundation's Work for Yourself @50+ provides free tools and resources to help you become self-employed and improve your financial situation.
We are partnering with workforce services providers to strengthen the bridge between 50+ job candidates and respected employers.
Experience Corps is a literacy program that utilizes highly trained volunteers age 50 and over to help struggling students become great readers.
Toll-free Nationwide: 1-800-775-6776
Toll-free TTY: 877-434-7598
AARP Foundation Tax ID: 52-0794300
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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