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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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Retirement Activities Organizing and Managing Detail

When I was just starting to coach in retirement life planning, I talked to two friends who were preparing to retire. I asked both what they planned to do the first few months of retirement and both responded with “cleaning out closets.” At the time, I thought that was strange, but since then, I’ve realized […]

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Retirement Activities with Finances

Not everyone has a passion for managing money and finances. But everyone should know what is coming in and going out. Everyone should have a plan for the future. This is all part of an estate plan. For some, finances, investing and managing money is fun. Whether it is a chore or a passion, it […]

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Aging Boomers Helping Seniors

Ed Note: As aging boomers shift from full-time careers, they are looking for new options. Many will get involved in helping seniors. Maggy Young shares her story. I hope my story is just starting. For many years I had been involved in a property business, but the slump brought this to a close. I am […]

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They Just Do Not Have the Time

We’ve all heard people saying this but do you realize this is an opportunity for a business?  Serving a busy customer could be just the thing needed to make your retirement business a success. Most two-earner families just don’t have the time or energy to do many of the things that they think would be […]

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Mobile Service Businesses

Ed Note: How about a senior business to increase income in retirement?  Author Stan Spector discusses creating a retirement business by providing a mobile service that travels to the customer. Mass-produced services are only economical at a fixed location where installed equipment can be used to save time in performing the service.  The other end […]

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Services for Seniors: Retirement Business for Baby Boomers

Author Stan Spector explores the opportunity of retirement business for baby boomers.  With the aging population providing services for seniors is an option. You can’t read any magazine without seeing some reference to the effects of the coming retirement of the baby boom generation.  That presents exactly the type of opportunity that entrepreneurs seek around […]

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Your Hobby as Your Business

Retirees are looking for interesting businesses to start. Is a hobby business right for you?  Author Stan Spector explores the opportunity of starting a business from your hobby. Most people think that working at their hobby would make the best retirement business that they might consider.  While I concur with this thinking, there are a […]

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Festival Business For Seniors

Retirees are looking for interesting businesses to start. Author Stan Spector explores the opportunity of starting a festival business. During the summer months, every large city in America is filled with dozens or hundreds of festivals. If you are an entrepreneur looking to get into a retail business, these festivals can be an inexpensive way […]

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Focus on your Writing skills

If you have good writing skills why don’t you capitalize on this skill for your retirement business? But there is a catch to these types of businesses. Don’t think your main business will be doing the writing. You main business will be selling. You’ll see as I go along what this means. You could write […]

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