Monthly Archives: May 2012

New Partnership Aims to Help “Encore Entrepreneurs”

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and AARP have a new strategic alliance to provide counseling and training to “encore entrepreneurs” — i.e., people over the age of 50 who want to start or grow a small business. The two organizations expect to train … Continue reading

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Good News for Larry King Fans

Larry King, who’s now 78, recently announced that his talk show will resume this summer on the new digital network Ora.TV.  The show, “Larry King Now,” will mark the startup of the network financed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim. According to an … Continue reading

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Four Tech Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Business

Business owners aren’t IT people (usually). But they have to be able to make the right technology decisions. The wrong ones can have huge repercussions, writes John Brandon in an Inc.com Tech Report posted this week.  In particular, he cautions against these four mistakes: 1. Skipping the anti-virus protection – Small … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom from a Mega-Millionaire

If you’re thinking about starting a business — and you’re wondering if you can succeed in today’s tough economy – 95-year-old Stanley A. Dashew has some words of wisdom:  You can do it. Dashew should know.  He’s the creator of Dashew Business Machines, whose revolutionary … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Keeps on Trucking

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship is tough going under any circumstances.  When you’re a woman in the construction industry, it doesn’t make things any easier – especially when you decide to take over a debt-laden business while raising … Continue reading

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Iron Maiden’s Lead Singer Opens Aviation Business

Bruce Dickinson, the 53-year-old lead singer for the heavy metal rock band Iron Maiden, plans to open an aviation center in South Wales that he says will create up to 1,000 new jobs. Dickinson, who has sold more than 85 million … Continue reading

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