baby boomers

Fellow Generation-Xers: Here’s How We Can Influence Our Workplaces for the Better

By Karyn Chylewski As far as age and impact go, for us Gen-Xers, some may say we are past our so-called prime, that we are on the verge of being dismissed, becoming irrelevant, and have had #ourturn. With all the buzz around millennials and their coming of age, as far as they are concerned, it …

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Hot Market Alert: Start a Senior Business

Are you ready to start your own business? Today’s hottest market, seniors, is ready to buy. Trendy millennial and Generation Z consumers, move aside. There’s a new consumer in town (well, actually, an old one): senior citizens. Yes, the demographic incorporating the baby boomers is still a force to be reckoned with. Here’s what you …

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5 Leadership Traits Every Boomer Entrepreneur Should Possess

Earlier this year, FreshBooks released its second annual Self-Employment Report, which stated, “Dramatic workforce shifts in American history could happen in as little as two years—with potentially 27 million Americans leaving traditional work in favor of self-employment by 2020.” Also, according to the report, 61% of self-employed baby boomers plan to work through retirement by choice, a much …

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Forget Retirement—Many Baby Boomers Are Starting Small Businesses Instead

The baby boomers aren’t slowing down. Far from looking forward to retirement, baby boomers are energetically making their mark on small business, according to a recent survey from Guidant Financial. The 2018 Small Business Trends for Baby Boomers survey of more than 2,600 small business owners and entrepreneurs uncovered some surprising information about Americans over 50. (The …

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Top 10 Money Mistakes Baby Boomers Make

Members of the baby boomer generation—those Americans born between the mid-1940s to the mid-1960s—are heading into retirement age in large numbers these days. But this generation faces numerous challenges to a financially stable retirement. Here are the 10 biggest mistakes boomers make with their money and retirement investments: 1. Assuming real estate always appreciates Many baby …

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Why and How to Accept Cryptocurrency on Your Website

Businesses looking to give their bottom line a boost should consider cryptocurrency. As cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin grow in popularity as a mainstream form of payment, businesses can capitalize on a new target audience, among other profitable benefits. What Is Cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies built around a technology called blockchain. Cryptocurrency is digital currency built …

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