Tag Archive: aarp

Apr 27

Empowering Our Sisters : Our Journey to Wellness

Saturday I attended the 3rd Annual Health, Wellness and Empowerment Summit presented by the Wilmington Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The Empowering Our Sisters: Our Journey to Wellness event was held at the John H. Ammon Medical Education Center at the Christiana Hospital.  I was invited to attend and to provide social …

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Oct 20

12 Tips to Avoid Fraud – ‘Tis the Season to Be Cautious

Hello friends and Welcome to Money Monday Remember last month when I told you that hubby couldn’t buy me a gift for my birthday? Well after checking his bank statement a few days earlier, he realized that there had been some fraudulent charges made against his account. Luckily, they weren’t excessive, but after contacting the …

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Oct 06

The Sky Is Not Falling ~ Debunking Social Security Myths

Hello friends, Happy Money Monday  Several months ago I attended an AARP Seminar and one of the topics of discussion was collecting Social Security benefits.  A few women in the audience were concerned because they believed that when the time came for them to collect Social Security, the system would be bankrupt.  The speaker tried …

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Sep 15

Senior Savings or Boomer Benefits

Hello friends, belief it or not but according to AARP, after the age of 50, you are considered a Senior, someone who is entitled to receive discounts with an annual membership. However, if you are like me, a Boomer over the age of 50 who loves discounts but doesn’t want to be called a Senior, you …

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Jun 14

Free Resources for Caregivers in honor of Father’s Day | Ad Council & AARP Campaign

Taking care of grandparents and parents takes its toll on caregivers who are often sandwiched between the activities of children, a busy work schedule and the needs of aging loved ones. In 2008, when my grandmother’s health began to deteriorate I became her primary caregiver until the day she died in 2009 at the age …

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Apr 15

Retire or Regroup | Encore Entrepreneur

Hello Friends and Happy Tax Day Tuesday! If you’re anything like me no matter what year in your career you’re in, the countdown to retirement has begun. I never told hubby, but when he signed his retirement papers on the 28th of February I was extremely jealous! It’s not that I’m ready to sit home …

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Mar 06

Thankful Thursday | Car Buying with AAA

Hello Friends and Happy Thankful Thursday! Thursday is the best day of the week because it gives me an opportunity to share one of my many blessings and to also read some of yours. I am not shy when it comes to talking about being blessed by the best, nor acknowledging that I know from where …

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Oct 30

From Purses to Portfolios: Delaware Women Take Charge of Their Money

“For Women, About Women, & By Women and the Men in their lives!” From Purses to Portfolios was a free conference presented by the Delaware Financial Literacy Institute and supported by Citi Foundation. This was the 5th year of the conference which empowers women to take charge of their financial future. Several years ago hubby …

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