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Small Business

Are you thinking of starting a small business in your 60s? It’s not as unusual an idea as you might think. In fact, older entrepreneurs are becoming increasingly common. We’ll take you step-by-step through the process of building your profitable business.

5 Reasons More Boomers Are Working in Retirement – It Is Not Just About Money
2 days ago

5 Reasons More Boomers Are Working in Retirement – It Is Not Just About Money

Boomers are, true to form, changing the meaning of the word ‘retirement’. If you look it up in any dictionary, retirement is all about stopping work. But even if we can afford to, many of us have no intention of stopping work…
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Why You Need a Mentor to Excel in Your Post-Retirement Business
1 month ago

Why You Need a Mentor to Excel in Your Post-Retirement Business

For many of us, starting a business in retirement is a first. Fresh out of employment in the corporate sector, we know tons about the machinations of a large corporation. Put to the test, however, we find we know very little…
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6 Ways for an Older Woman to Become a Successful Entrepreneur
2 months ago

6 Ways for an Older Woman to Become a Successful Entrepreneur

The numbers coming from the U.S. point to a rise in the number of entrepreneurs aged 55 to 64. Research by the Kauffman Foundation on entrepreneurship indicates an increase from 15% in 1997 to 26% in 2015. Read More

Want to Start a Business in Retirement? 5 Ways a Coach Can Help
2 months ago

Want to Start a Business in Retirement? 5 Ways a Coach Can Help

Are you thinking of starting a small business in retirement? Taking on a coach is a really good place to begin. Read More

Why Being a Nanny is a Life-Changing Job for Retirees
4 months ago

Why Being a Nanny is a Life-Changing Job for Retirees

When our careers are in full swing, we don’t think about the importance of jobs for retirees. Either we assume that we will save enough money to live in comfort in the “best years of our lives” or we look forward to enjoying our freedom in retirement, without working, even if it means cutting back on luxuries.  Read More

Working in Retirement: The 3 Rs That Will Help You Find Your Passion
4 months ago

Working in Retirement: The 3 Rs That Will Help You Find Your Passion

Many of us do not even consider stopping work as an option in retirement. We may plan to work in a different way, different hours, or even utilizing totally different skills. I find exciting the notion that many of us decide to use this opportunity to work at something we are passionate about. Read More

3 Benefits to Starting a Business After 50 that Have Nothing to do with Money
5 months ago

3 Benefits to Starting a Business After 50 that Have Nothing to do with Money

As we approach retirement, it’s natural to think about how we are going to support ourselves in the decades ahead. Starting a business is an option, but, most of us don’t know where to start. In addition, we are constantly exposed to images of 20-something entrepreneurs succeeding. If the media is to be believed, older entrepreneurs don’t stand a chance. Or do they? Read More

2 Tips to Consider if You Want to Increase Traffic to Your Post-Retirement Online Business
5 months ago

2 Tips to Consider if You Want to Increase Traffic to Your Post-Retirement Online Business

In a previous post, I wrote about how to find your website’s Alexa score to see if you’re getting good traffic. My advice was, don’t panic if your score isn’t so impressive. Rather, use it as a baseline to measure progress. Read More

7 Qualities of a Good Entrepreneur That Will Help You Start a Business in Retirement
5 months ago

7 Qualities of a Good Entrepreneur That Will Help You Start a Business in Retirement

In a previous blog, I offered some points to consider when you decide to become an entrepreneur in retirement. This time I would like to look at the qualities that make a successful entrepreneur. Read More