The baby boomers aren’t slowing down. Far from looking forward to retirement, baby boomers are energetically making their mark on small business, according to a recent survey from Guidant Financial.

The 2018 Small Business Trends for Baby Boomers survey of more than 2,600 small business owners and entrepreneurs uncovered some surprising information about Americans over 50. (The survey played a little loose with demographics, referring to the over-50 crowd as “baby boomers.” Actually, baby boomers were born between 1946 and 1964, putting their current age at 54-72.)

Specifically, retirement is far from this generation’s minds. Instead of getting ready to slow down, the 50-plus crowd is tapping into their experience in the workplace, their expansive professional networks, and their stable financial positions to become successful business owners.

For a closer look at what Guidant found read the article

Forget Retirement—Many Baby Boomers Are Starting Small Businesses Instead

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