Thinking of opening a home-based business?

As many people near retirement age, they start contemplating working from home for the first time – either through flexible work options with their employer, or to operate their own business, If you’d like to run a business from your home, there are a number of things to consider from both the personal and business… Continue reading Thinking of opening a home-based business?

Are you planning to work after retirement?

Work after retirement? Seems like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? But the fact is, over half of baby boomers continue to work once they retire and 72 per cent of pre-retirees aged 50+ say they want or expect to continue working past the traditional retirement age. Further, 55 per cent of boomers say they want to… Continue reading Are you planning to work after retirement?

Not ready to quit: Retirees are embracing entrepreneurship

When I set up my retirement coaching practice earlier this year, I had no idea I was one of a quarter of million Canadians who start their own business every year. Entrepreneurship is a growing trend, especially among baby boomers. Many are pulled to self-employment after retirement because they want to leave or are forced out of… Continue reading Not ready to quit: Retirees are embracing entrepreneurship