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6 Things To Do Before You Buy a Business

Here's what you need to know before you buy

Older Entrepreneurs Are More Likely to Get Funding

They have the characteristics money lenders are looking for

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Town Hall Event: Looking to Earn Extra Money?

Interact live with experts through a town-hall-style meeting conducted via the telephone and web. Experts will discuss how to turn your hobbies into a side gig, as well as the pros and cons of freelance services and companies.

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Turning Your Passion into Profit Town Hall

Do you want to be your own boss? Join AARP for a live interactive event featuring Juanita Suber, Founder of My Sister’s Place, and SBA SCORE Mentors Tamika Taylor and Mary Livingston. The hosts will discuss how you take the leap of faith of turning the business you’ve always wanted into a profit.

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AARP Research & Resources

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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