Time Magazine: Seniors Want In on the Sharing Economy

Get your “30/60/90 Day Action Plan” CLICK HERE Editor’s Note: With the recent rise of “shared economy” businesses such as Uber, Airbnb and Etsy, “micro-entrepreneurships” are emerging as viable alternatives for older Americans to supplement their incomes.   “Starting a business may sound like a risky investment of capital, but it does not have to be. A “micro-enterprise” – or side-gigging…

Hippies No More: Baby Boomers Play it Safe

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(Editors Note) August, 2015 marks the 46th anniversary of Woodstock. A new study has just been released by Northwestern Mutual that examines where Americans take risks and reveals that the Woodstock generation (Baby Boomers, 50-68 years old) are generally conservative across the board in almost all areas of their lives.  “While just shy of being…

These are Fighting Words

Age Bias Fight

Editors Note: The message is clear in this article, from the Huffington Post. If you want something, GO OUT AND GET IT. These are fighting words for the older job seeker who now faces ageism and needs to look for work with new resolve and determination. Learn how to battle age discrimination in this free online workshop: Register Here The One Piece…

Daring to Start a Business When You’re Over 50 fromThe Boston Globe

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FREE Career Transition Online Workshops REGISTER HERE You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.~C.S. Lewis A Gallup survey has recently revealed that baby boomers are one of the fast-growing groups of entrepreneurs in the U.S who plan to start new ventures in the next year. One quarter of…

Woman Learning New Job Search Skills

  49 Benefits To Hiring An Older Skilled Worker Do you know the 49 Benefits Of Hiring An Older Worker. It has been said “the older you get the wiser you are”. It has also been said “that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”. These adages are nice to recite but do any…