Why Baby Boomers Can Be Great Entrepreneurs

While overall entrepreneurship in the U.S. is down, there has been an increase among boomers. The increase is partially due to financial need. While the U.S. unemployment rate among boomers was significantly lower (4.9 percent) than the national average (7 percent) in November, boomers suffered financially during the Great Recession, losing 25 to 28 percent of their median net worth, according to a 2013 study by Pew Charitable Trusts.

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