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Balance the State Budget With Taxes, Not Cuts, Say Older Alaskans
AARP members in Alaska prefer increasing taxes on oil companies over spending cuts to balance the state budget.
Social Security and Medicare Benefits Out of Bounds for Fixing Federal Deficits
Cutting Social Security and Medicare to fix federal deficits is strongly opposed by 85% of older Americans.
Age Discrimination Continues to Hold Older Workers Back
More than three in four (78%) older workers say they have seen or experienced age discrimination in the workplace, the highest level since 2003.
How Financial Experiences During the Pandemic Shape Future Outlook
Job loss and reduced income during the pandemic have led many working adults to say that their financial situation is worse.
Fraud's New Currency: Gift Cards as Payment
Results from an AARP survey of U.S. adults to gauge the incidence of gift card payment scams, which have cost U.S. consumers $245 million since 2018.
Assessing Needs of Small Business Owners 50+
AARP & The Federal Reserve Bank of NY interviewed small business owners on the motivations, challenges, and strengths of the age 50+ entrepreneur.
Encourage Retirement Savings, Say Texas Business Owners
Most small business owners in Texas think more should be done to help workers save for retirement; most do not offer a retirement savings option.
COVID-19 Could Push Women out of the Workforce
COVID-19 could rapidly expand family leave policies — it could also deal a serious blow to women in the workforce who provide caregiving at home.
Ageism Could Hurt Job Prospects, Say Job-Insecure Older Workers
Older workers fear that ageism could cost them their jobs or hamper a job search.
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