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Older Entrepreneurs Are More Likely to Get Funding

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Passion to Profit 2: Veteran Entrepreneurship

Looking to turn your military experience, expertise and skills into a small business? Learn from our panel of innovative veteran entrepreneurs as they share how they started and succeeded in small business.

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AARP Foundation: Work for Yourself at 50+

If you're considering self-employment, you may not know where to start. Visit AARP Foundation’s Work for Yourself@50+ Program to request the 5 Simple Steps to Get You Started toolkit.

  • Future of Work

    A Public Policy Institute multiyear initiative to examine the new work reality, discuss how workers can adapt to the challenges of today and be prepared for the workplace of tomorrow.

  • Business Case for Workers 50+

    This 2015 study reveals that experienced workers provide value to employers through high engagement, lower turnover, strong work ethic and professionalism.


Juggling Work and Caregiving

Caregiving can be stressful? Read Amy Goyer's book to learn the day-to-day coping techniques best suited for caregivers

Refire! Don't Retire

Read Ken Blanchard and Morton Shaevitz's "Refire" for a humorous and practical guide on how to lead a fulfilling second half of life

Great Jobs for Everyone 50+

Get the latest how-to guide "Great Jobs for Everyone 50+: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy ... And Pays the Bills" to find profitable, fulfilling work after 50

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