The following principles guide AARP’s efforts to further budgetary decisions that reflect the needs of all members of society.
Taxation is the primary way governments fund essential programs and services. The following principles support this goal while also ensuring equity in how revenues are raised.
The following principles guide AARP’s efforts to ensure financial security in retirement.
Income earned through employment is the foundation of most people’s savings and retirement income.
These principles reflect AARP’s vision for reforming the financing and delivery of long-term services and supports (LTSS) to promote consumer independence, choice, dignity, autonomy, and privacy.
These principles provide a framework for key components of low-income assistance, including income and nutrition assistance programs, access to social supports, and access to basic necessities.