5 Tips To Start A Home-Based Business From Scratch

Starting a home-based business sounds simple enough. After all, with the internet and social media boom, there has never been a better time to be your own boss. As an additional bonus, starting a business from home can reduce costs significantly while increasing your productivity, which means more free time for yourself. However, creating a home-based business takes planning, research, dedication, and, most importantly – hard work. To get started on the right foot with your new venture, consider these tips:

Research before you commit

Before you commit to anything, make sure you've done your research. Research your industry and target market, your business model and how it would work, and how you can implement your ideas. This will help you avoid costly mistakes and, if needed, make adjustments to your business model. If you're not sure where to start, there are plenty of online tools and resources that can help you with research and assist you with coming up with a business plan.

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Some Smart Investments to Make in Your Fifties

If you would like to earn some extra money in the next ten years or boost your retirement fund, it's a good idea to find investment opportunities that work. Read this article to find out more. In this article, you can find some excellent starting points for existing investment opportunities.  

 

Stocks and Shares 

Stocks and shares are an excellent investment to make at any age, but they are particularly suited to people over fifty because of their flexibility and potential short-term returns. If you have some experience with investing, you might be able to profit yourself; otherwise, use an advisor. 

 

Stocks and shares are investments in companies and commodities; this is one reason they are so excellent for people over fifty; that said, you need to know the best places to put your money to meet your investment goals. Contact a Financial Planner to find out about wealth acquisition. 

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Starting to Think About Retirement; Here’s 5 Quick Tips on What To Do

When it comes to retirement, there's a lot to think about. How much money do you need saved up? When should you start taking Social Security benefits? What will you do with all your free time? These are all important questions that everyone should ask themselves as they approach retirement. In this blog post, we will provide four quick tips on what to do when starting to think about retirement. Keep reading for more helpful advice!

How to determine your retirement needs?

One of the first things you need to do when starting to think about retirement is to figure out how much money you will need to support yourself. There are several ways to do this, but one simple method is to estimate that you will need 70-80% of your pre-retirement income. This may be an inaccurate number for some, but it's a good place to start. You can also use online retirement calculators to get a more personalized estimate. Don't forget to factor in things like inflation and healthcare costs!

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Being A Business Owner In Your 50s: How To Find A Healthy Work-Life Balance

More than half of small business owners in the US are over 50. Running a company of any size can be difficult, and if you’re used to working long hours, finding a healthy work-life balance can be challenging. For many entrepreneurs, work commitments overshadow other aspects of life. If you’re looking to tip the scale, this guide contains helpful advice.

Make use of technology

Technology plays an increasingly influential role in the way we live and work. If you set up a business 30, 20 or even 10 years ago, you’ve probably noticed major changes, many of which are linked to advances in technology. Modern tech offers an array of advantages for business owners. Companies can gain a competitive advantage by investing in cutting-edge technology, and it can also supercharge operational efficiency. 

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Dos and Don’ts of Retirement: Safeguard your Future

If retirement is in your near future, you are likely starting to plan for this next big step! Planning for retirement is no walk in the park, though. There are many "dos” and “don'ts" regarding retirement planning and safeguarding your future. Here are the dos and don'ts to ensure you are on the right track to living out a successful and achievable retirement.

Do: Save money for health insurance

Medicare is health insurance for those 65 years and older and others who qualify earlier due to disability benefits. Before you enter retirement, you will want to prepare for the cost of Medicare. Many seniors believe Medicare is free of charge and are later shocked once billed for their monthly premiums.

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Key Things to Know to Sell Digital Art

Digital art is about using your skills and creating artwork using digital technology. There are numerous software and tools that help to create aesthetically beautiful art. You can use a tablet or Stylus to create or draw spectacular artwork. Art has reached the next level, and the ability to sell digital art online has changed the game. Also, now it has become a highly profitable business for artists.  

Digital artwork is skill-based work, and it is more than just a hobby. You can increase your earnings to six figures and even more if you master the art of selling digital art. You can sell on major online platforms like Etsy, Amazon, Shopify, etc. But first, you must know some important points before taking your art out to sell online.

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Medicaid – With a Community Spouse Annuity You Don’t Have To Wait 5 Years

Medicaid logoNursing homes in the Lehigh Valley cost $140,000 – $180,000 a year. Medicare and health insurance don’t pay for this. Fortunately, Medicaid does. But impoverishment is the price of admission into the Medicaid program.

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Medicaid — With A Community Spouse Annuity You Don’t Have to Wait Five Years

legal contract webNursing homes in the Lehigh Valley cost $140,000 – $180,000 a year. Medicare and health insurance don’t pay for this. Fortunately, Medicaid does. But impoverishment is the price of admission into the Medicaid program.

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How to Deal with Unwanted Phone Calls

angry phone telephone webWhy do I keep getting calls at all hours of the day? I’m on the Do Not Call List. Why doesn’t that help? We hear these complaints from older adults and their families when they call to report a healthcare or consumer fraud scam. In addition to being a near-constant annoyance, phone solicitations are a main conduit through which scammers reach their targets. According to a 2020 report from Truecaller, about 56 million Americans received some type of unwanted call. Approximately $19.7 billion were lost to phone scams in the U.S. This is a growing trend — and according to telecom experts, this trend shows no signs of diminishing any time soon.

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