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Reinventing Your Career in Your 50’s and 60’s

By Gary Foreman Although he began serving food out of his gas station twenty years earlier, it wasn’t until his 60’s that Harlan Sanders began franchising Kentucky Fried Chicken. While it might have been unusual to think of reinventing yourself in 1955, today many people in their 50s and...

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Rediscovering Passion In An Encore Career

When you’re looking down the barrel of a possible three or four decade long retirement, sitting around doing nothing all day will definitely not sustain you. So what should you do? Well, here are some great examples of how some people are reinventing themselves in their encore careers. From...

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Launching a Successful Part Time Business in Retirement without Jeopardizing Your Savings

By Gary Foreman You’re ready to retire or recently retired. But, you’re not ready to spend all your time on the golf course or playing mahjong. So you’re thinking of starting a part-time business to help fill your retirement years. You’re not alone.

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Baby Boomer Entrepreneur: When Passion Meets Experience

Have you ever considered becoming an entrepreneur? If you are – you’re not alone. According to data from the Kauffman Foundation, baby boomers are twice as likely to launch a business as are millennials. Paul Tasner became an entrepreneur when he was 66 years old. After being fired from...

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Maybe I Can Become a Consultant

Being a consultant can be very tempting.  The thought of setting up your own business, working your own hours and charging high consulting fees can often be very alluring. However there are some things that you may want to consider before taking this leap.  The following resources may help...

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Thinking Of Starting A Business?

Have you always dreamed of being your own boss and running your own business?   According to a research paper published by TD Canada Trust  it stated that 54% of boomers have started or are considering starting a small business. So if you are one of these 54%, here are...

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