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Too old to get rich? No way, if you follow these 7 tips for starting a business

It’s entirely possible to start a business after age 50.

You might think that young entrepreneurs have a leg up on the middle-aged. In fact, the fastest-growing startups had founders with a mean age of 45, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research.

In the News
Eight tips for vets who want to start their own businesses
One of the top tips for veteran entrepreneurs: find a mentor with SCORE
In the News
If You're a Falling Leaf

A leaf starts as a bud, swells, billows, then dries yellow or red like traffic light warnings, then drifts down, molds into the earth, mother’s milk for a new plant.

Many people, as they drift downward, close the shades, watch TV, and wait. But some people, even those clearly in decline, may want to do more, especially something that will enhance their legacy.

 

Might any of these ideas intrigue you?

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SCORE and Facebook Partner to Support Veteran Entrepreneurs
SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer expert business mentors, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Facebook that will provide education and mentoring to military members, veterans and their families who dream of starting a successful small business.
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Veterans can get business help from govt, private sector
For many people who leave military service, the next logical step is becoming an entrepreneur. SCORE can help.
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2.5 Million Small Businesses Are Owned by American Military Vets

According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau’s survey of small business owners, there are 2.52 million veteran majority-owned businesses in the U.S.   The data comes from a report by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy (PDF) which shows 99.9% of these businesses are classified as small businesses. This is not to say these businesses don’t contribute to the economy in a big way.   In the same report the, SBA reveals veteran owned small businesses employ more than 5 million people in the U.S.
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What Retirement? People Over 65 Are Launching Encore Careers and Finding Fulfillment Like Never Before

Ah, retirement. That time when you can finally kick back, relax and for once, simply do nothing.

Or is it?

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Startup Small Businesses Struggling to Hire Skilled Staff; Turn to Contractors for Specialized Expertise

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of new entrepreneurs are hiring to support their first year of operations, but many cite difficulty filling job openings and finding competent workers, according to original survey data published by SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors.

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A pint-size CEO and her ingenuity have built a business empire
7-year-old Gabby Goodwin convinced her mom, Rozalynn Goodwin, to fill a need in the hair accessory industry. Five years later, GaBBY Bows is flourishing and the duo learned a few financial lessons along the way.
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Four Ways To Gain Business Expertise Without Pursuing A Business Degree
Don't feel that you’re at a disadvantage just because, like me, you don’t have a business degree. Drive your own success by using these four strategies.
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Entrepreneurs Rely on Personal Savings, Second Jobs to Fund Critical First Year
Small business owners rely heavily on personal savings and income from another job to fund their first year of operations, according to original survey data published by SCORE, mentors to America's small businesses.
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Entrepreneurs Rely on Personal Savings, Second Jobs to Fund Critical First Year

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Small business owners rely heavily on personal savings and income from another job to fund their first year of operations, according to original survey data published by SCORE, mentors to America's small businesses. Notably, 60% of entrepreneurs have enough cash saved to support themselves for at least three months, despite the majority (78%) not seeking, much less obtaining, outside financing.

     

 


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