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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 Ways for an Older Woman to Become a Successful Entrepreneur
5 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

When it Comes to Making Money After 50, Whiners Are Never Winners
5 months ago

When it Comes to Making Money After 50, Whiners Are Never Winners

A few years ago, I published an article entitled “60 Ways to Make Money in Retirement.” It was massive. In fact, at just under 5,000 words, it was one of the longest articles that I had ever written. Read More

What Money Personality Type Are You? Spender, Idealist, Star, Avoider or Something Else?
5 months ago

What Money Personality Type Are You? Spender, Idealist, Star, Avoider or Something Else?

Your money style, whatever it may be, can be helpful, but it can also block your progress. Oftentimes we cling to beliefs about money without even thinking about why we hold them. Read More

How to Start a Consulting Business After 50: 6 Tips You Need to Know
5 months ago

How to Start a Consulting Business After 50: 6 Tips You Need to Know

Before I retired from my corporate career, I thought that starting a business meant finding a big idea, developing a product, hiring staff and setting out to “make the world a better place.” Like most people, I saw the stories of companies like Facebook and Google and believed that starting a company required a hard-to-find combination of business and technical skills. Read More

Could a Side Hustle Gig Provide More Financial Peace of Mind in Your 60s?
6 months ago

Could a Side Hustle Gig Provide More Financial Peace of Mind in Your 60s?

Traditional jobs are no longer the sole source of income for many.

According to a recent Bankrate study, more than 44 million Americans are engaged in some type of ‘side hustle’ income endeavor. Read More

6 Questions that Can Help You Generate New Business Ideas at Any Age
7 months 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
8 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!
9 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
10 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
10 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