Category Archives: Senior Entrepreneur

Healthy Personal Boundaries

I had intended for this, along with 3 or 4 other lessons and exercises to be a week-long coaching class but I decided to share the information with all of you here on the blog. I should be adding the rest of the posts at least once each week but possibly more frequently so make sure you check back.  Here is Lesson 1. Which Is Better?             No Boundaries                       Healthy Personal Boundaries […]

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Part Time Work for Full Time Pay Helps Seniors Make Ends Meet

More seniors are discovering the benefits of working part time to supplement their inadequate incomes. They’re also finding that working part time can equal the full time pay they used to enjoy at a job. Despite the 401Ks and IRAs seniors may have set aside as they worked for a company, they’re finding it’s still not enough to live comfortably when they retire. Most have to seek a part time job just to make ends meet. Using the valuable skills they’ve honed during years of working for […]

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Seniors Facing Financial Insecurity Turn to the ‘Net for Stability

One of the most appealing facts to seniors about the Internet is that it can supplement their retirement incomes. What seniors have saved during the most productive time of their lives just isn’t enough to retire comfortably with everything that has happened to the economy in the last few years. Now they’re looking for other means besides pinching pennies and doing without needed items to make ends meet. The ‘net offers a myriad of methods to leverage income and experience – and without the startup costs of […]

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The Retirement Ranks Are Growing Fast

Seniors, or should I say Baby Boomers, are joining the ranks of the retired at an astonishing rate today. This can be attributed to two main factors. There are a large number of Seniors reaching retirement age. Many Boomers are being forced into retirement early. Downsizing and corporate takeover or merges are causing many of the people in our age group to leave their jobs sooner than expected, sometimes with less than expected. There are 2 huge upsides to these situations though. People in our generation have […]

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Baby Boomers & Internet Marketing

Baby boomers are beginning to retire. Some are even retiring early due to downsizing. This growing market of seniors and retirees offers great opportunities for savvy businesspeople but it is also creating a large number of seniors who are finding it very difficult or impossible to live on their company pension and Social Security. As of 2012, 13.7 percent of the population was over the age of 65, and by 2030 this figure will grow to 19 percent, according to U.S. census figures. Why not take advantage […]

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Internet Marketing Helps Seniors Socialize As Well As Earn Income

The Internet has opened the world to seniors who might be limited in their ability to move around and get things done. Being alone is the number one complaint among stay-at-home seniors and depression can set in unless some level of socialization is available. Seniors who use the Internet to socialize and expand their horizons all agree that those who don’t use the ‘net are at a serious disadvantage. The Internet offers a world of information such as seminars, webinars, chat rooms, blogs to express your opinion […]

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Saving Money Versus Supplementing Your Income

Retired seniors are discovering that it’s very difficult to save money on a fixed income. Prices on everything keep rising while the income stays the same. Unless you’re independently wealthy upon retirement, you may find yourself cutting coupons and even cutting back on medical prescriptions to save money for essentials such as rent and utilities. You don’t have to live the rest of your life saving money to make ends meet. With the advent of the Internet, many opportunities are now available that have never been open […]

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Forced Retirement Doesn’t Mean the End of Your Career

Will Rogers once spoke about how half your life is wasted attempting to find something to fill the void of all the time you rushed around trying to save. Most people have many productive years left after retirement, and it’s plenty of time for you to start new careers, lead a different lifestyle and enjoy numerous successes. Seniors aren’t content anymore to accept the gold watch and then be delegated to a life of isolation. It might be fun and relaxing for a while, but eventually boredom […]

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Embracing a Can Do Mindset as a Senior Entrepreneur

It’s easy for seniors to get into a negative mindset that prevents them from keeping up with the world, getting things done and enjoying life to the fullest. They may think they’re too tired, too old or just don’t have the skills necessary to embrace a can do mindset. Retirement sometimes makes couch potatoes of seniors who can still make a difference, but are afraid to try. It’s true this is a fast-changing world and new skills are necessary to do almost anything – for the young […]

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Baby Boomers Love the Freedom That Comes with Being an Online Entrepreneur

Baby boomers are unique in history. Most are refusing to retire like their ancestors – accepting the gold watch and then reclining in a chair for the rest of their lives. Boomers are active, both mentally and physically, and are leaving their own footprints on the world. Best of all, boomers are enjoying the innate freedom that comes from being an online entrepreneur. At approximately 80 million (and growing), boomers are meeting their retirement years with entrepreneurial mindsets. They’re using the computer and the ‘net to restart […]

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