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Get help from experts and useful resources to move your small-business ideas forward
Starting a Business
Are You Ready?
You'll need more than money and a good idea
A growing number of workers age 50-plus are turning interests, hobbies or skills into a small business
Closely examine your finances, your idea and yourself
Take a look at a brief video to help you decide if you should go into business for yourself.
Entrepreneurs who started their businesses at 50+ share what they learned.
Choosing the right structure can make a big difference
How to Start a Business
Learn how to predict — and lower — your costs
From taxes to insurance, here's what entrepreneurs need to know.
AARP and the SBA can help those looking to start their own company
SCORE volunteers have business savvy and the desire to share what they know
Know the challenges — or your dream business could become a nightmare
Grow Your Business
This new study, evaluates the business case for recruitment, retention, and engagement of 50+ workers.
Learn the ins and outs of financing a post-retirement business
Do you need funding to start up or expand your business? Investors can be a great option for you.
What you need to know if you're beginning — or maintaining — a small business
Whether you are retiring or just moving on to your next idea; learn about the process of selling your business.
Have you considered buying an existing business? Get an overview of the process and decide if it is right for you.
Everything you need to know about legal, tax and contractual paperwork
Want to be your own boss, but hesitant to start your own business from scratch? Franchising may be a great alternative for you. Online course.
Open a franchise and draw on the experience of those who have already run one
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