Ever Dreamed of Being Your Own Boss?

Are you 50 or older and looking for ways to improve your current financial situation and also pave the way to greater financial security down the road? For many Americans, this can mean self-employment and entrepreneurship though side gigs, freelancing, contracted services, or staring a small business or microbusiness.

If you’re considering self-employment, you may be wondering where to start.

AARP Foundation’s Work for Yourself@50+ program, hosted by the Center for Women & Enterprise, is specifically designed to help people age 50 and older learn what it takes to be successfully self-employed in today’s economy. During the workshop, you’ll be guided through a fun and free process to help you decide whether being self-employed is right for you.

We’ll help you understand what self-employment looks like in today’s economy by reviewing some of the many options for those over the age of 50.

The interactive workshop will help you explore your option; find your focus; make a plan; safeguard against trouble; and connect with resources in your community. You can also download a free copy of the Work for Yourself@50+ Toolkit by completing this online form.

Our goal is to help you identify the right options for you, and point you to additional resources to help you get started. We will share the first steps you should take and caution you about mistakes to avoid. We’ll help you understand what self-employment looks like in today’s economy by reviewing some of the many options for those over the age of 50.

The next workshop takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Cambridge City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139.


Work for Yourself@50+ Workshop

WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017

TIME: 10 a.m. to noon

WHERE: Cambridge City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139.

RSVP/REGISTRATION: The workshop is free, but space is limited and registration is required. Register today by calling 1-888-339-5617.

 

For questions or for more information, call the AARP Foundation’s Work for Yourself@50+ program at 1-888-339-5617.

 

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