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AARP Participated in ‘Small Business Saturday’

AARP participated in Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29. View a blog about AARP’s role in that effort.  Read

In Search of a Second Act: The Challenges and Advantages of Senior Entrepreneurship

AARP testimony to the Senate Special Committee on Aging and Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship on the challenges and advantages of senior entrepreneurship

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Video: Is Starting a Small Business Right for You?

Take a look at a brief video to help you decide if small business ownership is right for you. View

Quiz: The Basics of Starting Your Own Business

Do you have what it takes to start your own company? Take the quiz and find out!

Encore Entrepreneurs

A self-paced, easy-to-follow 30-minute online course designed for those who are planning to start a business as a second or third career

More Boomers Are Becoming Their Own Bosses. Are You?

A growing number of workers age 50-plus are turning interests, hobbies or skills into a small business

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Is Starting a Small Business Right for You?

A checklist of questions to ask yourself if you have what it takes to be a small business owner and key decisions to help you turn your business idea into a real possibilities as an Encore Entrepreneur.

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Members save 15% on eligible products/services, 5% on UPS shipping at The UPS Store®.

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