Tips to Help You Juggle Responsibilities at Work and at Home

By Angela Foreshaw-Rouse, Manager, State Operations and Community Outreach, AARP Pennsylvania  Picture this scenario: you’ve got mandatory meetings at the office and have to submit several projects this week. But your ailing mother, whom you care for, has not been well, and you need to take her to the doctor. What should you do? The majority (60 percent) of Americans who care for parents, spouses, children and others with disabilities … [ more ]

Flash Mob Experience at Financial Security Workshop Demonstrates Need for Education and Resources

By Angela Foreshaw-Rouse, Manager, State Operations and Community Outreach, AARP Pennsylvania What do women want? Information about managing their personal finances, judging from the throng of people who crammed together to attend two workshops led by wealth coach Deborah Owens at the 2016 Pennsylvania Conference for Women. Sponsored by AARP last October, the workshops focused on ways that women can increase wealth and prepare for retirement and appealed to everyone … [ more ]

Are You Ready to Retire?

Angela Foreshaw-Rouse, Manager, State Operations and Community Outreach, AARP Pennsylvania If you’re female and a Gen Xer (age 35 to 54), chances are you’re nowhere near having enough money for your future golden years. A recent GoBankingRates survey found that a mere 26 percent of women have saved more than $50,000 for retirement while more than half of Gen Xers have either no retirement savings or less than $10,000.

How to Be Happy at Work

By Angela Foreshaw Rouse, Manager of State Operations and Outreach, AARP Pennsylvania Imagine this: It’s Monday morning and you’re already dreading the workweek. You are unhappy with your 9-to-5 and are desperate for something—anything—to change so you’re not so miserable at the office. Or perhaps it’s not quite that dramatic and you’ve just become complacent. You hear those people who say they love their jobs, that it’s a life’s mission—and … [ more ]

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