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Arenas for Retirement Activities: Play, Work, or Volunteer

Retirement activities are applied to different arenas. The arenas for retirement activities are leisure, work which includes starting a business, volunteering. Learning is also an important arena, but isn’t included within the clusters and arenas. For example, you may have a passion for gardening. As a leisure activity, you grow your own fruits and vegetable, […]

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Review Franchise Business Opportunity for The Retiree

A brief review of franchise business opportunity articles for the retiree interested in starting a business. As baby boomers reach retirement age, they are going to look for ways to augment their retirement income. Starting a business is a great way to stay engaged, connected and earn extra income, as well as take advantage of […]

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Owning a Franchise In Your Retirement Years

The pros and cons of franchising Tanya and Hubertus Guenther are in their retirement years, but rather than relaxing they decided to start a new career as owners of 4 Positive Changes Hypnosis Centers (www.positivechanges.com) in the Pacific Northwest. From the beginning they used the business skills they’d picked up in their “real” careers as […]

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Things to Consider Before Buying a Franchise

Use DUE CAUTION before buying a franchise. I did some heavy duty research recently, thinking to invest my money and perhaps supplement what I do earn, and my findings were an eye opener! And the advertisements are designed to capture the attention of retirees, down-sized employees. I have been self employed for 35 years. I […]

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Franchises and MLM for Retirement Business

We see and hear about a large number of franchises and Multi-level Marketing (MLM) businesses and I am often asked if these are good for the retired person. So let us take a look at them one at a time to see if they make a good retirement business. Franchises are frequently larger companies that […]

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