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October 10th, 2008

Baby Boomers Business Ideas To Take On The Road As You Travel

Many baby boomers are starting to retire from the 9-5, but don’t want to retire completely.
What appeals to you?

work part time
start or expand a home business
take on a franchise
travel (short trips or an extended trip)

What businesses can you take on the road with you?

If you want to travel you have to think laterally, […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 0 comments

October 1st, 2008

Does “Going Gray” Affect Your Home Business?

From “going green” it’s now “going gray” and wondering about how this affect’s one’s business. This refers to growing older and turning gray.
In today’s society, these don’t automatically translate into greater wisdom and experience as they have in other cultures. The media focuses on youth and inexperience and living light and loose. So do people […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

July 7th, 2008

Is Your Home Business (Writing or Otherwise) Considered a “True” Business?

Jean Murray, at Small Business Boomers, has a great post with information about what the IRS (Internal Revenue Service in the US) considers a true business. You might like to check out her, Boomers Retiring to “Fun” Businesses: Is birdwatching a business?
She mentions some of the criteria the IRS uses to determine whether you’re […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

April 13th, 2008

Are You Taking Your Home Office Business Deduction?

Throughout the b5media Business Channel this month, we’re guest posting at one another’s blogs.  Jean Murray, co-blogger at Small Business Boomers has written a post about taxes.  For those of you who are taking a last minute approach to your taxes (in the US, they’re due Apr. 15), Jean reminds you about the home office business deduction.
Are […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 6 comments

March 18th, 2008

Baby Boomer Home Business Tips

Here are some of our most popular baby boomer home business posts.

Baby Boomer Start Home Businesses
More Baby Boomers Home Business Information
Home Business Owners Should Consider Retirement Plans

Plus our 2 recent baby boomer posts -

Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs - Resources
Age Is No Limit To Entrepreneurship

And from around the web -

Encore Careers - A Baby Boomer Phenomenon at […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 1 comment

March 14th, 2008

Age Is No Limit To Entrepreneurship


Older people joke that they’re still trying to work out what they want to do when they “grow up”. Being young at heart and having a zest for business and life, is what drives many older entrepreneurs.
This demographic is also the fastest growing group on the internet so are savvy about searching out resources and […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 0 comments

March 12th, 2008

Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs - Resources


We’ve talked about young entrepreneurs, but what about the older or baby boomer entrepreneur?
Many people past the traditional retirement age choose to work part time. Others work from home or set up their own small businesses.
The Prime Business Club offers a wealth of free resources for older entrepreneurs over 50. It is UK based and […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 3 comments