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For the fastest-growing segment of our population, here is a comprehensive guide to starting and running a home-based business in midlife and retirement. A baby boomer turns fifty every seven seconds, creating what will soon be the largest and most influential senior generation in history. These dynamic seniors have both a desire and a need to continue their working lives past the age when their parents retired. Boomers have been the primary buyers of more than one million self-employment guides by Paul and Sarah Edwards-and they now have the perfect handbook to take them into the second half of life. The Best Home Businesses for People 50+ features seventy comprehensive profiles that show how to select, start, run, and build a home-based business suited to the needs, talents, and ideals of the over-fifty generation. Each business listing-for careers ranging in diversity from Makeup Artist to Tax Preparer to Information Broker-addresses the concerns of boomers and seniors, including: - Businesses that people 50+ can continue working in for 10-15 years. - Businesses that supplement your retirement income. - Businesses adaptable to a wide variety of locations. - Businesses with flexible hours to allow for family, travel, and other priorities. - Businesses suited to a broad range of health and wellness needs. Profiles of successful business owners and a treasury of online and easy-to-access resources round out The Best Home Businesses for People 50+ to create an indispensable resource for this new generation of career-oriented seniors. .
Is your career path unclear? Are you stuck in a job you hate? Don't worry! Now revised and updated, this friendly guide helps you think outside the box and find a job you'll actually like. Written by a trio of renowned job- counseling experts, it's like having your very own dream team of career coaches! Marty Nemko has career coached 1,600 clients. His column appears in the classified section of the LA. Times and on Monster.com. Paul and Sarah Edwards career and self-employment books have sold over 1 million copies. Discover how to: *Locate and land terrific jobs *Get the training you need *Locate jobs, even if you hate networking *Become an employer's #1 job candidate *Make a humdrum job better.
Expert tips and advice on starting a home-based businessStarting your own home-based business is a great way to supplement your income in these tough economic times. With thirty percent new and revised material, Home-Based Business For Dummies, 3rd Edition gives you the most current and up-to-date information you need to navigate your way through the whole process.You'll get trusted and creative advice on how to start being your own boss, bringing in a steady paycheck, and running a business you'll enjoy.Complete coverage of legal and financial aspects of a home-based businessEffective advertising and promotional strategies that won't break the bankTips and information you need to make your business profitableAdvice on outfitting and running a home office Whether you've been affected by downsizing in these uncertain times or are just looking to earn some extra cash, Home-Based Business For Dummies, 3rd Edition shows you how to avoid scams and truly start working from home for profit.
A comprehensive guide to safeguard your livelihood, income, and standard of living through the ups and downs of any economy.Most Americans, no matter what their economic circumstances, identify themselves as middle class. A recent Gallup poll showed that 63% consider themselves upper-middle or middle class. And they are feeling burned out and squeezed, under pressure to bring home more and more money just to maintain their standard of living. Middle Class Lifeboat is an answer to that pressure, a comprehensive guide to living a more stress-free lifestyle. Part I: Safeguarding Your Livelihood: profiles the 53 best jobs to have to be self- sufficient whether the economy is up or down.Part II: Safeguarding Your Income: 6 ways to extend your earnings, that don't always involve money.Part III : Safeguarding Your Standard of Living: 10 off-the-grid lifestyle choices to increase your quality of life
The Korean War is often a footnote in modern history, not given much recognition or studied in detailed. Osprey Digital presents this new look at a number of unusual events that happened during the conflict. Beginning with a look at the war itself and the history of US and Korean conflict, Paul Edwards goes onto tell the stories of the Salvation Army band that disappeared, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Maggie Higgins, Navy aid, including submarines and a mimic of the Dam Busters raid, and a look at the propaganda dropped over Korea by both sides. This miscellany of the war allows readers to dip in and out of this e-book only title, a perfect e-book for the daily commute.
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