10 business ideas for retirees
Whether out of necessity, opportunity or personal satisfaction, many retirees are starting their own small businesses. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
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I laughed at the Daycare Provider suggestion. The child caring business is so over regulated now, one cannot simply jump into it. First you have to spend $$$ for training, a license, fingerprint and background check, required equipment. Then the State has to approve your facility, this will mean spending more $$$ to meet their codes. Once that is all done then it takes about 2 years to build your business. If your back ground check has something bad on it from 50 years ago, they won't approve you.
Then there is the dark side of this business. Which is the nutty parent who decides to complain because you didn't treat their child more special than others or made up some wild alegation of abuse that never happened. That's when the State comes in like a SWAT team, shuts you down with out explanation until they investigate further.Thus losing everything you have.
With the bad economy many childcare businesses have shut their doors, as many are choosing less expensive alternatives. Even the larger facilities have laid off workers to stay viable. It's never been a well paying job or business anyway.
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