Work for Yourself@50+ - Dowagiac

When: Thursday, September 21; 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: Cass County Council on Aging - 227 S. Front Street, Dowagiac, MI
Cost: FREE

Are you over 50 and looking for ways to improve your current financial situation? Have you ever dreamed of being your own boss? Work for Yourself@50+ has the information you need to succeed.

AARP Foundation’s Work for Yourself@50+ initiative will help you gain the knowledge, support, and resources you need to make informed decisions about working for yourself and take the right first steps toward successful self-employment.
The decision to start your own business can be both exciting and daunting.  Work for Yourself@50+ breaks the choices down for older adults in an approachable way through five steps:
·         A careful consideration of the potential benefits and risks of working for yourself
·         Exercises to help develop the self-employment idea
·         A realistic overview of what it takes to pursue a self-employment opportunity
·         Guidance to help avoid pitfalls and scams
·         Ways to find trustworthy support and services
The Women's Business Center at Cornerstone Alliance is hosting a free workshop near you on September 21, 2017.  Call 888-339-5617 to register.

For additional information, visit  Work for Yourself@50+ is made possible in part through a grant from The Hartford.