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Ageism Denied: 5 Reasons Senior-Run Startups Succeed

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 27, 2018 9:02:07 AM / by Molly Klein posted in small business funding, business startup, senior entrepreneurs

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Margaret Lewis had a great job and a great salary in what she described as the high point of her career. It was 2016 when she suffered a stroke and was hospitalized for 23 days.

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Elderly Motivation: Top TED Talks to Inspire Senior Entrepreneurs

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 20, 2018 4:00:00 PM / by Benetrends posted in senior entrepreneurs

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Paul Tasner was a talented engineer with more than 40 years of uninterrupted work experience. Just before Christmas in 2009, he was working as director of operations and called into an office.

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7 Top Tips for Senior Women Entrepreneurs

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 6, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Benetrends posted in women entrepreneurs, business startup, senior entrepreneurs

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Women over 50 have the skills, experiences, and talent to be successful entrepreneurs. As seen in the recent post, The Senior Startup: Tales from the Second Act, there are powerful stories of women who have made the leap to make their entrepreneurial dreams a reality.

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The Senior Startup: Tales from the Second Act

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 30, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Benetrends posted in small business funding, business startup, senior entrepreneurs

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Age is just a number. For entrepreneurs over 50, age – and the wisdom, experience, and insights it provides – are invaluable when contemplating starting a business.

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The Senior Franchise Boom

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 26, 2014 12:00:00 AM / by Benetrends posted in franchise, buying a franchise, senior entrepreneurs

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In a recent article by Julie Halpert, Special to CNBC.com, she highlights the boom in senior franchise owners.

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