How To Plan For Your Retirement

By: Obinna Heche

A retirement home business is just that, a business you start or operate after retiring from another career. Today millions of Americans are operating retirement businesses for reasons ranging from financial need to just wanting something to do to keep them active, alert, and engaged. A retirement federal business opportunities could be full time, but might more likely be part time and meet other needs of the proprietor, like time flexibility.

Priscilla, a retired beautician in Iowa, opened her one chair salon in a converted garage in her home. She has a set clientele who know that she spends at least six weeks in Florida each winter and that they have to make appointments early around the holidays, when her children and grandchildren come to visit. Priscillas retirement business generates some welcome added income, but more important, gives her a real sense of satisfaction and ongoing accomplishment as she grows wiser. Plus, she still keeps up on all the gossip.

For some federal business opportunities are a way to pay the bills. Sometimes life throws us curves, and retirement nest eggs just do not turn out to be enough to get by or else get quickly used up in medical or other emergencies. And sure, there are service sector or other jobs out there for those on their second or third careers, but they are not for everybody.

John, a former maintenance man at a school district, wanted to supplement his income after retirement. He realized that many of the vacation homeowners in his area of Wisconsin frequently needed work done on their properties, but were not able to be there to supervise or check the work when done. So John started a home business helping these absentee home owners maintain their homes.

He would do drive by checks on the vacatnt property in the off season, hire specialists such as plumbers or electricians and oversee the work when repairs were needed or simply charge a fee to open up and prepare the house prior to the owner coming back for some rest and relaxation. For John, it was perfect he worked 20 to 25 hours per week, setting his own hours for the most part, and he was able to use the knowledge gleaned in 30 years of his previous career.

Retirement federal business opportunities are so popular in Florida that one gentleman retired only to start a retirement business brokerage. Retired friends of his would ask if he knew of any small businesses for sale that they could run on a part time basis. For the most part, they were not as interested in putting in the energy to start a business from scratch as they were in busing an ongoing concern.

As this clever retiree looked into it, he discovered that there was a healthy business to be made out of brokering such details. But now the good news, and the reason for new laws. Starting with the month you reach full retirement age, you will get your benefits with no limit on your earnings. However, you should note that starting with those born in 1938, the legal definition of full retirement age is age 67.

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