How to Protect a Loved One From Fraud
From social media privacy checks to getting free copies of credit reports, here’s how you can help prevent a loved one from falling victim to fraud.
3 Ways to Protect Your Medicare Account
Fraudsters are after your Medicare information. These steps can help safeguard your account.
What to Say When Asking for Help With Caregiving Costs
Caregiving-related expenses can be over a quarter of the average family caregiver’s income. Here are some tips for talking to family about these costs.
3 Things to Buy Used
Buying secondhand can save you money and bring new life to older items. Here are three things that are smart secondhand purchases.
I Am Receiving Social Security Disability. Can My Mate Get Benefits?
If you’re collecting Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI, your mate may be eligible for benefits depending, on his or her age and other factors.
How Family Caregivers Can Avoid Financial Stress
AARP financial ambassador Jean Chatzky gives family caregivers the tools to regain control and reduce overwhelming expenses.
3 Ways Older Adults May Be at Risk of Financial Abuse
Older adults lose billions of dollars collectively each year to financial exploitation. Here are three traits that could put your older loved one at risk of financial abuse.
How to Build a Budget for Your Goals
AARP Money Map™ Budget Builder guides you step by step to creating your own spending and saving plan to meet your goals. Find money that you can put towards your goals- getting out of debt or saving to buy a home or take a vacation.
When Are Social Security Benefits Paid Each Month?
In most cases, the Social Security payment schedule depends on the beneficiary's birthday, but there are some exceptions. To learn more, go to aarp.org/SocialSecurity.
3 Things a Home Warranty Doesn't Cover
A home warranty can offer peace of mind when you purchase a home, but some big expenses could arise that wouldn't be covered.
Can I Collect Both My Deceased Spouse's Social Security and My Own at the Same Time?
No. Even if you are eligible to receive both benefits, Social Security will pay out only the higher of the two.
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