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