23.4% of new businesses started in 2013 were owned by people aged 55-64. We Baby Boomers are not fading quietly into sunset. We still have goals to meet and options to explore. Life continues to be an adventure. Despite a can-do attitude, there are worries and pitfalls attached to launching a new business. An article in the Wall Street Journal, “Where Older Entrepreneurs Can Find Help” by Anne Tergesen offers solid advice and some good resources.
The article addresses the following points:
- Safe guarding retirement nest eggs
- Financing options, including online options
- Small Business Development Centers
This article is a good resource if you are thinking of starting a small business or are in the midst of a venture.