Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, Healthy summer meals and smart spending to save more
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – In June /July 2021 problem of AARP The Magazine (AT M), cover star Matthew McConaughey shares her love of storytelling, explains her decision to quit acting in romantic comedies, and discusses her family’s philosophy on “outlaw logic”. In addition, in a personal essay, Kareem Abdul Jabbar discusses the lessons he has learned on and off the pitch; AARP’s financial experts provide “must-have” preparedness guide for financial emergencies; and we take a nostalgic look at 40 years of the revolutionary music video chain, MTV.
In this issue of AARP The Magazine:
Cover story: Matthew McConaughey
The Academy Award®-winning actor shares childhood memories, lessons for his own family, secrets of joy and more in an exclusive interview with AARP The Magazine.
Personal test by Kareem Abdul Jabbar: What I Learned On and Off the Court, and Why I Still Fight for Racial Equality for All People of Color in America
In an exclusive trial for AARP The Magazine, retired professional basketball player Kareem Abdul Jabbar offers a candid look at the important role black athletes have played over the decades in the fight for racial justice in America, and how so many people have influenced him, both personally and professionally. He also offers his personal take on why athletes should continue to be role models in the fight against injustice, and his own personal goals as a respected champion. Printed essay and video available on AARP.org/jabbar.
The “CBS Evening News” anchor talks about her experience as a reporter covering the heavy news of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year and where she finds happiness today. Plus, how O’Donnell is raising his teenage children to have a strong work ethic.
American actor and restaurateur Danny trejo reveals the thoughtful and caring personality behind his notoriously tough character and shares his best life lessons. From saying “I love you” to helping the people around you to be frank, Trejo says AARP The Magazine how these ideas make her life more fulfilling.
Ye Old Wealth Wisdom
AARP George mannes reviewed dozens of home management books 100+ years old, and found a wealth of great money advice that is still valid in 2021. Mannes explains how to talk about money in your marriage , why a wide range of investments is the best way to invest, how to rethink our saving habits and what luxuries are necessities.
You wanted (and got!) Your MTV
In 1981, MTV launched and broadcast video clips around the clock, revolutionizing the pop music industry. It has continued to grow to be one of the most influential and tasty entertainment platforms in the world. AARP The Magazine celebrates 40 years of the iconic music video chain by highlighting favorite moments with Michael jackson, Madonna, Cyndi lauper, The bracelets, David Bowie, Whitney houston and more.
How to survive or avoid a financial emergency in the first place
A tree falls; a flooded basement; your dog bites a neighbor; your teeth are throbbing with pain: the truth is, costly emergencies happen in life, often when they are least expected. AARP’s financial experts explain the financial costs of handling more than a dozen such situations, share tips for overcoming the emergency, then offer suggestions for protection to prevent it from happening again – or in the first place.
AARP is the nation’s largest non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and over to choose their lifestyle as they age. With a national presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal development. The AARP also produces the most widely distributed publications in the country: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org, www.aarp.org/espanol or follow @AARP, @AARPenEspanol and @AARPadvocates, @AliadosAdelante on social media.