According to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity entrepreneurs age 55-65 accounted for 26% of all startups in 2014, up from 15% in 1996. This section provides a great many resources to help you start a business and even provides a list of businesses
that were successfully started by boomers and seniors with little or no start-up funds to invest.
Three-in-Ten U.S. Jobs Are Held by the Self-Employed
There is also a great deal of information on businesses that allow you to work from home.
Our researchers have complied information and links where more information can be found to provide the maximum amount of content in one place to get you thinking
about possible business you might start as well as get you started should you decide to go that direction.
Self-employed Americans and the workers they hired accounted for 44 million jobs in 2014, or 30% of the national workforce, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Who is a Self-Employed Worker?
They are employed people that work for profit or fees in their own business. They could be sole proprietors of their business or own it in partnership with others.
53% in professional and business services were self-employed workers or on the payroll of one in 2014.