CATEGORIES

Categorized | Breaking News

SBA, AARP team up to connect older Americans with resources to start, grow businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are launching a strategic alliance to provide counseling and training to entrepreneurs over the age of 50 who want to start or grow a small business. Through SBA’s online training courses and its nationwide network of business mentors and counselors, the two organizations expect to train 100,000 “encore entrepreneurs,” men and women over 50 who are starting or running a small business.

SBA has set up a dedicated web page for Americans over the age of 50 featuring: an online self-assessment tool that will help potential small business owners understand their readiness for starting a business as well as information to help with business planning, shaping a winning business idea, professional counseling, financial services and information to find local resources in your area. This web page can be found at: http://www.sba.gov/content/50-entrepreneurs.

SBA and AARP also will jointly develop and host a customized online course, self-assessment, and webinar series for older entrepreneurs. SBA already offers a suite of online courses for people who want to start and grow their business. To take a course, go to http://www.sba.gov/training under “online courses.” Course topics include start-up basics, finance strategies, marketing tactics, overseas trade, and more.

For more information on SBA’s programs and services, please visit www.sba.gov.

 


Leave a Reply

Upcoming Events

25sep1:30 pm- 4:30 pmBusiness Success Expo 20141:30 pm - 4:30 pm 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville FL 32224
10oct - 11oct 104:00 pmoct 11Jaxtoberfest4:00 pm - 10:00 pm (11) 724 E Bay Street, Jacksonville fl 32202
14oct7:30 am- 8:30 amStories Sell - Your Story Structure7:30 am - 8:30 am 1 Independent Dr, Jacksonville FL 32202
16oct5:30 pm- 8:00 pmJWBC 10th Anniversary Celebration5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Episcopal School of Jacksonville , Jacksonville Florida 32207

Community first video ad

home

esp
Visit Jax
Brent Ross
Worksource
Vickers
Call Judy

centerstate

home

121 financial
bibb
jaxtoberfest
Gateway
unitedway