‘It’s Never too Late’: Entrepreneurial Spirit Drives Older Women

For some, starting a business later in life is a matter of financial necessity. …women 65 and older are more likely to do so because they’ve lost a job or need more income. More than 28% of those surveyed said they became entrepreneurs because they had to.

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January 15, 2021

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A Roundup of Business Startup Programs for People 50+

Older Americans eyeing entrepreneurship, perhaps in response to a layoff or an early retirement package, are seeking courses and programs to learn business skills and explore the possibility of being their own boss.

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November 27, 2020

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What It Takes to Make Yourself ‘Forever Employable’

Forever? Really? Even for people 50+ who routinely encounter — or suspect — age discrimination when looking for work or trying to hang onto their jobs? Even in a pandemic?

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November 6, 2020

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As They Aged, They Started Businesses for People Like Them

After working for others, some Americans find opportunities in working for themselves — while catering to people growing older.

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October 21, 2020

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Making a New Start in a Business of Their Own

Whether because of layoffs or a desire for a new challenge, older people are becoming entrepreneurs at an increasing rate.

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How COVID-19’s 168-Hour Workweek Is Changing Work In Retirement

Large swaths of the workforce were forced to work from home. Even after offices reopen, the idea of flexible work has become more far more flexible, making the question of retirement for many less about when to stop work, but instead how much do you want to work?

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October 14, 2020

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61% of Women are Looking to Change Careers amid COVID-19 ― Here’s How to do it SUCCESSFULLY

Before COVID-19, women in their 40s and 50s faced hurdles if they wanted to make substantial career changes. Now during the pandemic, the hurdles are even higher.

October 9, 2020

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