Guest post from Mark Ford, a Home Business Lifestyle Coach based in the U.K. and as close as your fingertips at MarkFordsBlog.com. I've enjoyed Mark's updates in a Linkedin group which I host (Active Aging Baby Boomers). His manner is genuine, generous, and focused on the lifestyle and wellbeing we want through our retirement years. This is how he intersects with the themes I share on Lifestyles and Wealth here in GuaranteedIncome4Life. Have a look -- let's hear from Mark today ... and he will also introduce Sarah and Paul Edwards on the theme of Self-Employment Lifestyles. 🙂
Baby Boomers, Is It Time For An Exciting New Chapter For Your Life?
A growing number of baby boomers plan to forgo golf, travel and other pursuits to continue working through what have long been considered the retirement years.
According to a report by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) 80 percent of those born from 1946 to 1964 plan to work after retirement.
Some of these baby boomers are taking this time of their lives to start a small business from home. In fact, AARP also reported that 40 percent of U.S. entrepreneurs are over 50 - it could be an exciting new chapter for your life!
For those thinking to take advantage of this trend, Paul and Sarah Edwards, self-employment lifestyle experts and authors of “The Best Home Businesses for People 50+,” offer some advice.
“Starting a small business out of the home at any age can be very challenging but rewarding,” says Edwards. ”
However, Sarah and I have developed a few tips for our fellow baby boomers to keep in mind when embarking on this exciting new phase of their life.”
Baby Boomer Tips 1 – Do it Your Way.
A home- based career allows you to decide everything from how much time you want to dedicate to your business to where you want to be located.
Baby Boomer Tips 2 – No More Office.
Many experts believe that taking a business online is the easiest way to accomplish your goal of working while maintaining freedom. If your small business is located online, you have low overhead costs and can be found by customers around the globe without regard to where you are located.
Baby Boomer Tips 3 – Have An Online Presence.
Virtually every business can be helped with a presence on the Web. This is easier than it seems if you work with a reputable Web solutions partner.
For example, Six Figure Mentors focuses on internet business and marketing training and offers products and services such as Do-It-For-Me Websites (DIFM), easy-to-use templates and customer consultants. See more at this link.
Such services provide you with a Web partner that will enhance your business.
Baby Boomer Tips 4 – Do What You Enjoy.
“Becoming your own boss is an opportunity to do something you want to do,” says Sarah Edwards. “For example, you can spend as much time as you want on a hobby because you’re making money in the process, or helping other people or working with the kind of customers you choose to work with.”
For small home-business ideas for baby boomers here are some resources you can freely explore …
- Copy This Idea (http://markfordsproducts.com/andrew-reynolds-copy-this-idea/) -> Top Recommendation For Baby Boomers
- Six Figure Mentors (https://thesixfigurementors.com/?id=markford ) -> Online Marketing Training & Community
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