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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.

6 Questions that Can Help You Generate New Business Ideas at Any Age
2 weeks ago

6 Questions that Can Help You Generate New Business Ideas at Any Age

When I talk with other people of my generation about starting a business, the most common response that I get is along the lines of “I’d love to start a business… but, I have no idea what to do.” Read More

Tapping into the Gig Economy and Working as an Independent Contractor in Your 60s
2 months ago

Tapping into the Gig Economy and Working as an Independent Contractor in Your 60s

The gig economy? What is that? It is simply a technical word for the economy that absorbs a number of part-time and flexi-time workers into employment on a contractual basis, via the Internet. Read More

Starting a Business Around Your Hobby After 60? Here’s How to Market It!
3 months ago

Starting a Business Around Your Hobby After 60? Here’s How to Market It!

Now that you have decided to start your little business selling your products, it is time to address how you are going to set up your marketing plan. Up till now, you have been doing your hobby for fun and perhaps selling a few items/services here and there. 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

How to Make Friends with Mother Time by Using These 5 Time Management Hacks
4 months ago

How to Make Friends with Mother Time by Using These 5 Time Management Hacks

Why is it that time seems to fly now that we’re 60 or 70 or 80? I’m often amazed when a wedding, the death of friend or a move to a new city was 20 or 30 years ago. Heavens, it’s already 2018! What happened to 2017? Read More

How to Turn Your Hobby into a Business in Retirement
4 months ago

How to Turn Your Hobby into a Business in Retirement

Turning a favorite hobby into a business venture sounds like a good idea, right? After all, you have been involved in your hobby for several years. Everyone thinks your work is wonderful and would love to have one of your inspiring creations. Read More

7 Ways to Go from Employee to Employer and Live the Retirement of Your Dreams
4 months ago

7 Ways to Go from Employee to Employer and Live the Retirement of Your Dreams

During my first year of self-employment I earned $13,000. I lived on ramen noodles and peanut butter and turned down social outings because I couldn’t afford a glass of wine. It was one of the best years of my life. Read More

4 Ways to Successfully Work from Home After 60
4 months ago

4 Ways to Successfully Work from Home After 60

It’s become very common for the 60+ crowd to finally carve out the time to begin the home business they were afraid to try in their younger years or to monetize a hobby or passion. Very likely, they will be working from home, and as exciting as this is, there are a few things to be wary of. Read More

50 Ways to Leave Your Employer to Launch Your Own Gig After 60
5 months ago

50 Ways to Leave Your Employer to Launch Your Own Gig After 60

Sometimes inspiration comes from unexpected places. One morning, I was working on this post, but the concepts weren’t gelling. Rounds of writing, editing, deleting and starting again from scratch ensued. Read More

Embracing Technology as a Second-Act Entrepreneur
5 months ago

Embracing Technology as a Second-Act Entrepreneur

These days it is not uncommon to make a career change mid-life. Many people in their 50s – and even into their 60s – are asking themselves, “What do I want to be when I grow up?” Read More

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