1/28/2013 – Boomer Entrepreneurs: Living Longer, Starting Up Their Ideas

With people feeling healthier and living longer, coupled with a down economy that has, in many cases, reduced retirement savings, many Americans of traditional retirement age are choosing to continue working or even go back to work — for themselves. Numbers bear out the trend. The 2011 Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity found the percentage of firms created by Americans ages 55 to 64 grew more than any other age demographic, up 6.6 percent to 20.9 percent in 2011 vs. 14.3 percent in 1996.

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