Thursday, July 31, 2008

New Social Security Retirement Estimator

The Social Security Administration has just recently provided online access to a retirement benefits calculator. This calculator "is tied to a person’s actual Social Security earnings record and eliminates the need to manually key in years of earnings information." (Mark Lassiter, press release). This calculator is easy to use and can be used to compare retirement options. It gives expected benefits, based on different ages of retirement. Click here for the benefits calculator.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Windows Vista Information

Are you considering buying a new computer? Most new computers come with the Windows Vista operating system. There are some changes from the older Windows XP operating system. Here are some new titles about the Windows Vista operating system for Seniors:

Windows Vista for Seniors: for the over 50s

Switching to Windows Vista for Seniors

Internet and E-mail for Seniors with Windows Vista

Photos, Video and Music for Seniors with Windows Vista

If you would prefer to buy a new computer with the older Windows XP operating system, there is an article by Christopher Null from PCWorld about how to accomplish this task. The article is called "What does it take to get a PC with XP?"

Monday, July 7, 2008

Tips on Home Repair Fraud

Richard Zutell of AARP will be giving a talk at the Hudson Regional Library on July 17th at 2:00pm. This presentation will give advice about how to pick an honest contractor. If you would like to attend this presentation, you can register for the program by calling Hudson Library at (727) 861-3040.

[Hudson Regional Library is located at 8012 Library Road, Hudson FL]