Our Favorite Small Business Resources


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Next Avenue
Finding a Partner In Your Midlife Business

My Lifestyle Career
From Hobby to Retirement Business: 7 Questions to Answer

Next Avenue
8 Great Reasons for Starting a Business After 50

U.S. News & World Report
6 Tips for Starting a Business After 50

Boston Globe Magazine
Daring to start a business after 50

8 Great Reasons to Start a Business After 50

Next Avenue (PBS)/Forbes
Starting a Business After 50 – Expert Tips

Associated Press
Enterprising Boomers Fuel New Crop of Startups

AARP Bulletin
Hire Yourself

What’s Next
10 Most Important Success Factors for 50+ Entrepreneurs

Huffington Post
Starting a Business After 50: 5 Things You Need to Know

U.S. News & World Report
Why Boomers Can Be Great Entrepreneurs

Intuit Blog
6 Tips for starting a business after 50

AARP Surveys
Exploding Boomer Myths

Launch a Business After 50
[Check out the 10-question quiz at the bottom of the page].

Business Ledger
Starting a Business At 50-Plus

Daily Herald
Coaches help train mid-career execs to strike out on their own

Washington Business Journal
Retire, schemtire

U.S. News & World Report
A Boomers Guide To Entrepreneurial Retirement

Kiplinger Personal Finance
Second Acts

PBS Frontline
Can You Afford to Retire?

5 Things to Do Before You Leave Your Job

6 Tips for Picking the Right Retirement Business

Running a Great Business After 50

Our Favorite Websites

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Business Advice

Entrepreneur Magazine
A diverse set of tips and techniques, many offered by actual successful business owners. We particularly like their sales and marketing tips.

INC Magazine
The online site for this monthly print publication is known for its INC 500 awards to the fastest-growing small businesses in America. Great first-hand commentaries from entrepreneurial CEOs.

Retirement Planning

Retirement Revised
Share insights on Boomer career planning with syndicated columnist, Mark Miller.

2 Young 2 Retire
This website is built around the authors excellent primer on how to systematically review each aspect of your life before you make any final retirement-related decisions.

The authors, Marika and Howard Stone, have certified a team of life coaches in many states to present their proprietary retirement planning workshop. You can search by state on their homepage.

Jobs After 50

Retired Brains
Retired Brains helps you to return to work after you retire – part-time, full-time or temporarily. This site features an easy-to-use job search tool, powered by one of the most complete databases for job openings specially aimed at people 50 and over.

Gray Hair Management
Gray Hair Management helps senior professionals with the job race by coaching, mentoring, and personal-touch networking.

Retirement Jobs.com
This job matching site for 50+ people offers an unusual twist – they pre-screen every company listing jobs on the site to see how well they conform to offering a “50+ friendly” workplace.

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