Are you nearing retirement and exploring new opportunities? Or, are you wondering how you will generate income once you retire? A growing number of individuals over the age of 50+ – Encore Entrepreneurs – are turning to small business ownership. Currently there are over 76 million people over the age of 50 in the country. Statistics show that one in four Americans between the ages of 44 and 70 are interested in starting their own business or nonprofit venture in the next five to ten years. Whether you are interested in starting a small business right away or are intending to wait until after retirement, now is the time to explore the possibilities.