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Congratulations to the 2017 SCORE Award Winners!

September 15, 2017,

It’s one of our favorite times of the year here at SCORE, when we honor small business success stories at the SCORE Awards. This year’s honorees and their mentors have diverse business interests and experience, and together, they exemplify the spirit of small business in the United States.

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4 Tips for Aspiring Encore Entrepreneurs

Encore entrepreneurs start businesses for the first time as they near retirement age. Some are already retired, but seek a new path to help them feel reinvigorated in their older years.

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A Few Favorite Things Inspired This Couple’s Encore Business

Gidgette and Ken Moshier decided to draw on their love for traveling and tea, as well as their small business backgrounds, to open the English Garden Tea Room.

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The New Generation of Business Owners is Here

Small business in the United States has evolved tremendously over the last decade. Read more

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Entrepreneurs over 50: Starting The ‘Second Chapter’

May 11, 2016,

There may not be any such thing as a ‘typical’ encore entrepreneur, but there are some characteristics they share.

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Starting a Business After Age 50

December 16, 2015
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Life Reimagined.

October 19, 2015,

Are you at a transition point in your life?  Perhaps you are looking at the next stage for your business?  Or perhaps you have a personal change in your health status?

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Podcast: Boomerswork

The SCORE Small Business Success Podcast features interviews with the best and brightest in the world of small business, covering topics such as business plans, financing, marketin Read more

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The Pros and Cons of Starting a Business Over 55

June 24, 2014,

Rieva Lesonsky explores the pros and cons of later-life entrepreneurship from her experience.

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The Truth About Starting a Business After 50

April 3, 2012,

Are you contemplating starting a business, but you’re scared because you’re old enough to be a member of AARP? Here are three things to consider before you quit your day job.