Over 50, Female and Starting a Business: 6 Essentials to Consider

Are you a woman nearing retirement, but thinking about starting a business?

Woman-owned businesses are a critical part of the U.S. economy, numbering 7.8 million according to the latest Census data, and growing at twice the rate of men-owned businesses. For women over the age of 50, small business ownership affords many benefits – additional income, a flexible lifestyle and that unbeatable feeling that comes with being your own boss.

Whether you are looking to start a business right away or are planning to start one once you’ve retired, what are your options? What entrepreneurial path should you take?Read on for tips and considerations to help you become a successful female encore entrepreneur.

 

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