Consumer spending is responsible for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic output.
Fair, equitable, and affordable financial products and services are essential to helping people and communities build and maintain wealth.
Older adults, like everyone, have the right to be treated with dignity and respect and to be free from discrimination.
These principles guide AARP’s policies on personal and legal rights and protections in the legal system.
Devote adequate resources—the nation should devote sufficient resources to ensure access to benefits and adequate benefit levels for all who qu
The following principles guide AARP’s efforts to increase the accountability of government officials, promote access, and encourage civic engagement.
Maintaining trust and confidence in the government requires strong democratic processes and government institutions.
Taxes play an essential role in the functioning of modern society. Their primary goal is to fund government operations. But their role goes well beyond that.
Raise adequate revenue—the tax system must produce enough revenue to pay for important national, state, and local priorities.