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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.

How to Start a Consulting Business After 50: 6 Tips You Need to Know
6 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?
7 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!
10 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

How to Turn Your Hobby into a Business in Retirement
11 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
11 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
11 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