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Author: Ingvar - Retiree In Training  


Working after retirement

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More and more retired people are starting home-based businesses than ever before. People turning their skills, hobbies and ideas into profitable retirement enterprises. This can be a rewarding experience. The endeavor is usually something a person has to do or are very good at doing. It stands for flexibility, so you can work to your family and work schedules. It gives you the independence of being your own boss.

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Many people look to the government hoping to find out how to apply for a grant or to get "free money" that they have seen advertised on TV or in various publications. But it's important to know that the grants usually go to state and local governments and nonprofit organizations that then use the money to operate assistance programs locally. It may be difficult for individuals to qualify for a federal grant.

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If you are looking for starting a business in retirement you have basically two options. To start something from scratch or to buy and existing business. Both are viable options, and both need some analysis to help you determine which is better for you.

To start up your own you need capital and know-how. Pending on your level of expertise, you may find yourself spending valuable start-up time and money learning the ...
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Most company owners are driven people and hard workers. Many, later in life while still working dream of kicking back - all the way back - after years of 60 hour weeks, frustrations and hard work. But statistics show that the adrenalin doesn't go away that easily. They leave the company, hopefully with tons of money and kick back. But the mind still works, and the drive to explore new opportunities never leaves. So in ...
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Here's a good overview of what marketing research is all about. When you start a small business it is imperative that you research what the customer really wants.
 
Basically, all marketing research is just what the merchant did with the peanuts. Find out what catches customers' attention by observing their actions and drawing conclusions from what you see. To put it more formally, in the words ...
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Bald EagleI have been an active photographer since high school when I earned a few bucks (or Kroners) taking pictures for the local newspaper. Paid for my camera equipment. Well, that little side line never really stopped. I never made a living with photography, but I am still more than paying for my equipment.

To make a long story short, using high end cameras since the beginning ...
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Lots of people are quick to put down new business ideas. I can come up with dozens of ideas for making money after retirement - on or off the web. But often the ideas meet with the now infamous phrase: "Lots Of People Do That". Indeed they do. You find me a good business idea that has no competition and I'll be all over it.

Let's face it - there is competition out there ...
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It sounds so good. Even here on this blog I probably overstate the positive of having a business after retirement. But there are some serious draw-backs for a fresh retiree. Staring a new business can be very draining. It does take time and energy, and pending on how much experience you have - there is a learning curve. I see retirees starting retail businesses with no retail experience. It's just a cool thing to do ...
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If you are at all considering starting a business after retiring - plan ahead. Many fresh retirees get the "own your own business" itch and jump into it too soon. Think about your finances. Are you all set with the company pension? Are you getting full social security? If you earn extra money - will that affect social security?

Then take a good look at what you want to do. Is it feasible - ...
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Try not to get yourself into a situation that requires your full-time attention from day one. You're not 35 years old anymore, and you might not have either the energy or the desire to work 40 or more hours a week. Get your feet wet with a part-time commitment. You always have the option to add hours if business is good and you're having fun.

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