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Financing Options for Starting a Business Later in Life

5 ins and outs of financing a post-retirement business

A survey by Rutgers University in 2005 found that 15 percent of working people in this country expected to start their own businesses when they retired. Given the continued impact of the economic crisis on retirement accounts and Americans' growing desire to stay career-active into retirement, this statistic seems very likely to grow. … Back to Article

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