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Only 1 in 10 Granite Staters age 50-plus plan to retire and never work again. Many will keep working or seek a new job, but others may want to turn their hobby into a business.
Topeka SBA event
Topeka area-residents who want to learn more about starting a business, especially those who are 50 and older, are invited to attend a free workshop in Topeka on July 29th at the Topeka and Shawnee County Library. Encore entrepreneurs over the age of 50 are one of the fastest growing groups of business owners. If you are an individual who is looking to start a new adventure, entrepreneurship can offer an opportunity for you to use your knowledge, passion, life and professional experience toward creating a small business.
Thinking about starting your own business? You aren’t alone. Did you know that more than half the adults age 50 and older are thinking about starting their own businesses one day? Are you ready? Take an AARP quiz and find out.
SBA Encore
AARP North Carolina and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are hosting Encore Entrepreneur events to help North Carolinians age 50-plus start or grow a small business.
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“Boot Camp” to feature community resources & experts to help build & grow businesses
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Did you know that one in four individuals between the ages of 44 to 70 are interested in becoming entrepreneurs? In fact, entrepreneurs over the age of 50, also known as encore entrepreneurs, are one of the fastest-growing groups of entrepreneurs in the United States.
Have a dream to be your own boss? More and more Americans 50 and older are turning their passions into paychecks by starting their own business or non-profit venture. AARP supports developing opportunities for experienced workers to pursue entrepreneurship as a means to generate income, boost financial security and assist others in meeting needs.
-Deadline for nominations is January 11, 2016-
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