Are you over 50 and looking for ways to unlock those dreams?
Have you ever dreamed of being your own boss?
Innovative Business Solutions in partnership with AARP Foundation will be facilitating FREE Work For Yourself 50+ workshops in Northwest Indiana.
AARP Foundation’s Work for Yourself@50+ initiative will help you gain the knowledge, support, and resources you need to make informed decisions about working for yourself and learn what it takes to launch a successful self-employment venture. Self-employment is a viable option for many older low-income adults who want to work on their own terms. A growing number of 50+ adults are starting their own businesses or working for themselves
Individuals age 55-65 account for 65% of all startups
The economy has changed. And while older adults with limited income can benefit from the gig economy, it’s not easy to find information you can trust.
Work for Yourself@50+ has the knowledge, support and resources you need to make smart business decisions. The decision to start your own business can be both exciting and daunting. Work for Yourself@50+ breaks the choices down for older adults in an approachable way through five steps:
A careful consideration of the potential benefits and risks of working for yourself
Exercises to help develop the self-employment idea
A realistic overview of what it takes to pursue a self-employment opportunity
Guidance to help avoid pitfalls and scams
Ways to find trustworthy support and services
Work for Yourself@50+ has the information you need to succeed. This program was specifically designed to help people with low to moderate income learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur. Work for Yourself@50+ covers all types of self-employment, including contracting, freelancing, microbusiness and social enterprise. Our free interactive workshops will help you learn how to plan and grow your business. You will have the opportunity to:
o Develop a business plan o Create error-free financials o Work one-to-one with a coach to meet your needs