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USA Today - "The New Entrepreneurs: Americans Over 50"
Find out how who else is becoming a Boomer entrepreneur today.
PBS Frontline: "Can You Afford to Retire?"
The Frontline show is one of the few news sources that my wife and I trust to tell a well-rounded, honest story. Such is the case with this very sobering report on the Boomer future.
AARP Survey - Exploding Boomer Myths
This very interesing article uses very recent survey data to dispel a number of myths about how Boomers are living their lives today. See how well you feel this profile matches your current life situation.
CNN/Money: Are You Ready To Start Your Own Business Quiz
Scroll down the page to find the start of this 10-question multiple-choice quiz which if answered honestly is quite revealing about your real readiness to head down the entrepreneurial path.
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Find Useful Information From Our Selected Websites
Share insights on Boomer career planning with syndicated columnist, Mark Miller.
2 Young 2 Retire
This website is built around the authors excellent primer on how to systematically review each aspect of your life before you make any final retirement-related decisions.
The authors, Marika and Howard Stone, have certified a team of life coaches in many states to present their proprietary retirement planning workshop. You can search by state on their homepage.See the Bizstarters Bookstore to purchase "Too Young To Retire" on amazon.com.
My Next Phase
This website features a series of assesment tools for determing your outlook about retirement and how prepared you are to enjoy it to the fullest.
This talented team of career coaches, outplacement executives and personal coaches work with employers to offer innovative pre-retirement planning programs.
Launched by the founder of Monster.com, this diverse website specializes in helping you look ahead to what life can offer you, through its "Ten Things I Want To Do Before I Die" assessment and its community communication tool to let you connect with other 50+ people sharing similar interests to you.
Elderhostel - Lifelong Learning Institute
Eldherhostel, a not for profit organization, is celebrating its 30th anniversary as the nation's first and the world's largest education and travel organization for older adults. This site offers many exceptional values in both continuing education and travel.
Jobs After 50
Retired Brains helps you to return to work after you retire - part-time, full-time or temporarily. This site features an easy-to-use job search tool, powered by one of the most complete databases for job openings specially aimed at people 50 and over.
Gray Hair Management
Gray Hair Management helps senior professionals with the job race by coaching, mentoring, and personal-touch networking.
This job matching site for 50+ people offers an unusual twist - they pre-screen every company listing jobs on the site to see how well they conform to offering a "50+ friendly" workplace.