A special report from Ryan Erisman, Founder of For Boomers Media
According to a recent Newsweek article, the typical retirement budget often goes through four phases: (1) early retirement, when travel, home improvement, hobbies, and new wardrobes can raise expenses beyond workday levels; (2) midretirement, when people (and their spending) typically slow down; (3) late retirement, when spending and activity slows even more; and (4) end of life, when spending for health care and personal assistance can use up what’s left of a retirement kitty.
No matter how well you have planned and saved for retirement, there are a number of things that can threaten the nest egg that you have built up. Setting aside the things above, there’s also the possibility of kids needing your financial support and/or grandkids that want to go to college.
Whether or not you think these things are your responsibility, you will probably feel the urge to help out wherever you can.
The reality is that you may have to work in retirement. This is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, you may decide to do it for reasons other than financial.
Maybe you are bored hanging out at the golf course all day. Maybe your spouse is driving you crazy now that you are spending 8-10 additional hours a day with each other.
Or maybe you just feel the urge to contribute to society. Let’s face it, you have a lot of experience and knowledge to offer.
But with unemployment where it is right now in this country, do not expect finding a job to be an easy task. Many employers would just as soon hire a younger employee who they could pay much less than you are worth just to save a few bucks.
In fact, (and this seems completely crazy to me, you?) many boomers are resorting to cosmetic procedures such as Botox to look younger and better compete for jobs.
There Is A Better Way
I’d like you to consider another alternative. Rather than going to work building someone else’s business, why not put your experience, knowledge, and skills to work building your own business?
Maybe you’ve always had a product in mind that you never got around to making and selling. Do it!
Maybe you have advanced knowledge about a particular topic bottled up inside of you that thousands of people would love to learn about. Share it with the world!
According to a recent MSNBC.com article “From 2007 to 2008 — the latest data available — new businesses launched by 55- to 64-year-olds grew 16 percent, faster than any other group, according to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, a nonprofit group that studies U.S. business startups. All told, boomers in that age group started approximately 10,000 new businesses a month.”
Four years ago when I started For Boomers Media, I spent tens of thousands of dollars going at it the “traditional” way before I knew enough about online marketing.
The biggest advances in my business came when I decided to focus my energy learning about online marketing and how to get the word out about my businesses in way beyond traditional advertising. If you plan to start a business of your own in retirement, I suggest you do the same.
The only thing I would do over again if I could, is I would find a mentor to walk me through everything I needed to know about marketing my business online. I would not suggest you take the path that I took and try to figure it out on your own.
Only recently did I stumble upon a system that walks a complete beginner through all the steps and processes required to make a nice living online. If you’ve read this far, please, take five minutes to review this system and see what it can do for your future.
Now you’ve probably seen or heard about online scams where you can make “thousands of dollars by clicking ads on Google” or other such crazy claims. This is not one of those type courses.
While it does teach you various ways to make money online, I think its greatest value is teaching you all the ways you can market your business online. It covers everything from having the right content on your website, search engine optimization, using social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to find and attract customers and a whole lot more.
The person running this course is named Jeremy Schoemaker. He is an entrepreneur from Lincoln Nebraska who has consulted for the likes of eBay, Goolge, AT&T and many other large, well known brands. I have followed his work for a number of years, and I can vouch that what he can teach you about making money online is legit. The course has made a world of difference for me and the success of For Boomers Media.
You can learn more about the system by clicking this link or the banner below.
I wish you lots of luck and success in whatever you decide to do in retirement.
Ryan Erisman, Founder
For Boomers Media