Why Are Retirees In Reverse Retirement Mode?

How Did This Reverse Retire Happen?

Life did sneak up behind me, quietly, stealthily! I wasn’t looking back there…

Retirees are in reverse!
Now we can use our history to shape our futures! 

How Could We Not See Back There? 

What’s not to like about our
experiences?
Let’s face it: we are the lost generation.
We are non-producers now. No job and no prospects of getting another one. Not from anyone else, that is!

Why doesn’t anyone want to use our experience and expertise? 

Tell you what:

YOU use your experience and expertise. YOU use your negotiating skills and YOU be the CEO of your own business!

I bet if you had to hire someone to start your business, that someone would be just like you!

Now the SCORE for retirees is 10 and the
circumstances don’t stand a chance! 

This last birthday opened my eyes!
I needed a plan for a second income!

AFTER 50, OUR FINANCIAL MISTAKES CAN NOT BE OVERLOOKED. 

What if I live to be 100? What will I be able to afford? 

I needed to do something… NO MLM FOR ME! 

Why Do Retirees Go Back To Work?

The number ONE reason is for more income.

Nearly 35% of retirees will reverse their retirement in the highest and lowest income groups. 
In the middle-income group, only 30% will reverse their retirement.

By 2024, the 65 to 74 age group will reverse their retirement up to 55%!
AND, the 75+ group will go up to 86% reverse retirement!

WE WILL DIE WORKING!

AND the Bureau Of Labor (BLS) shows that older workers have higher rates of
SELF-EMPLOYMENT than younger people... That’s refreshing! 

Here Is The Scenario… 

Five years ago I did a huge amount of research and was mentally preparing to do this.
Never liked researching; I didn’t know where to start.

Did I Put It Off?.. 

If there is a way to put things off, human nature will find it. 

This was my rationale:
I was still working, I had an income; no rush. 

I’ll have the TIME to start an online business when I retire… 
maybe I won’t need to start right away.

I’ll probably work for a few years. Can’t sit at home anymore. 

There it is, human nature, putting things off again. 

That was five years ago.

Is anything different for YOU after five years?
Did your financial situation improve at all?

Even for a little while? 

And how will your finances perform when you stop working?.. Hmmm..?

In The Blink Of An Eye! 

THIS is how fast five years can go by… Go ahead, think back to five years ago. 

Your kids were young teens, OR your Mom was still alive, OR, two kids graduated from university. 

See how short that was?

What will you do when you are 65?

Take it from me: WHEN you start an online business, you will wish that you had started earlier... Much earlier…
Sooner, rather than later. 

I Learned Some Lessons! 

I did things the hard way. I was scammed three times! Small amounts, which I did get back. 

I had no idea what “starting an online business” was.
I thought that meant I would be working from home, for a company I knew nothing about, and make a huge income entering data!.. 

Nothing was going to stop me.

My research told me that the job I wanted, did not exist. 

Damn! 

Where was the fun in this? Where was the fun in retirement? 

HERE IT IS! 

I went to Google and asked, “what are the best online businesses for over 50s”?

I was in for a surprise! 

There were lots of options, but the only thing I understood was a brick-and-mortar business.
I looked into that first. 

In order to make that work, you need to pay, BIG TIME, for a high-traffic area.
To break this down further, you need to rely on passing trade, or you will never have sales. 

You paid for the high-end decor, which you hope will attract 40% of the mall shoppers.
With that, you want to convert 15% of the “tire kickers” into buyers, before you fritter away your savings. 

No matter what the weather, too hot, too wet, or too cold, you will pay the same rent
whether the mall is busy or not! 

What will our friendly shoppers do on bad-weather days? 

They will stay home, in their jammies with a cup of coffee, AND SHOP ONLINE!

I Answer To The CEO! 

Do you think I was scared? You bet I was!
This was all new to me and I was skeptical.

Could someone my age do this?
What if I was rejected for not being technically skilled? 

I DECIDED that I was going to use MY brain and MY experience and be the CEO of MY own business. 

It didn’t matter if I failed. So what?  I would only answer to the CEO!
Oh…hey... That would be me!  

As I researched working online from home the word “affiliate” kept coming up.

I thought I was smart; what’s going on? 

Dig Deeper! 

Affiliate means that I, and the dealer, sell their product together.
I am their advertiser now.
We cut out the middlemen and replaced them with online shopping. 

And there it was, on the Wealthy Affiliate site, “everything you will ever need to know about how to start and maintain your own business”. THIS WAS FOR ME! 

What Did The Research Show Me?.. 

I joined WA when I was 71!

I researched “the best affiliate online businesses” and Wealthy Affiliate stood out every time. 

Independent consumer reports deemed that Wealthy Affiliate offered

the best value for money, the highest quality training, the best website,

and the best-rated community in the affiliate academy business. 

This is true! I know this because I became a member of WA in my early 70s!

If I can do this, anyone can do this. 

Here’s How It’s Going So Far! 

In my first week as a member, I made my first website, which is free. 

I made a website; imagine that!never thought I could do this. 

Most of you know how to build a website; that gives you a  head start! 

I didn’t learn any of this in school. We weren’t even allowed to have a calculator in our locker!
It was like contraband! 

I Blog! 

A Blog is a story or composition about an item or pastime or thing. 
Further blogging experiences here will whet your appetite!
LINK

If I write about travel, I have links in the blog that a reader clicks on to see a product
related to that story.

I could have links for travel packages, hotel discounts, and family meals. 

A reader “clicks on the link” if they want to get in on the fun and purchase an item. 

See how easy that is? 

From this, I get a commission at no cost to the consumer.
This is the SECOND INCOME I was talking about! 

What’s The Big Secret? 

I wanted this: no dealing with customers, no packing up items for shipping, and no buying of stock. 

During my research, I often asked what the training was about, and “what was I training for”? 
I still thought I would be entering data for mega-bucks! 

I could never get an answer. You would think that I was asking for a place in
a witness protection program! 

PICTURE IT: 

If an affiliate company tells you that you will get huge sums of wealth, within days of membership, there must be a catch! 

If this was true, wouldn’t everyone do this? I know that I would! 

If they had to admit that you would need the training to learn to start and maintain your business, they might have to admit that this does not happen over-night! 

The reality is that you have to get your hands dirty.
You have to do the WORK to LEARN how to blog and grow your business. 

I will never be a computer geek, but I am learning how to be a great blogger!
I LOVE this technology! 

For me, who was not working and struggling to keep up with every new software,
I needed their help. 

Wealthy Affiliate kept their promise. I am miles ahead of my previous skills and enjoying every minute of this! 

Who Is This WA, Really?

After reading the independent reviews, Wealthy Affiliate stood out again, as the best value for money in the industry. 

By that, I mean with $50.00 a month, I am a premium member.
I might add here, that $50.00 a month is the usual starting price for affiliate academies, but they only give out the basics at this low price.

If someone offers you the affiliated kingdom for $109.95/year, don’t do it!

His site will be closed as soon as you pay him. I know this. 

What Can I Get For $50.00? 

This $50.00 allows me to take all the training, and any extra classes available. 
I get a free website and unlimited support from the 24/7 helpline. 

And the community is terrific!
By no means is this a geriatric website; no way!

People of all ages are members! 

Wealthy Affiliate has been an academy for 17 years and has 2.6 million members around the world.
Since I have traveled a lot, it is great to touch base with people in South Africa, the UK,
Belgium, India, Portugal, and the US,
So far… 

It really is fun to get into the live chats and read the bios and latest blogs. 

I am not tekkie like most of them are, but it is a big deal to have helpers who truly care about making everyone successful.

I have experienced patience and guidance and huge growth; this is the place for me!

What’s My Point? 

The younger generation owns online stores and they don’t leave their home. 

Some of these kids are CEOs at 20 and make their first million at 25. 

This isn’t the wave of the future; it’s NOW! 

BTW, I will be past 25 when I make my first million… No time like the present! 

Is Staying Home Really A Benefit? 

What do you think? Here’s what being home is like: 

No driving on busy roads, looking for parking, and no driving through snow.
No driving past the disability space, the young parents’ space, or the store’s “pick up” areas to find parking. 

You would be the one who parks the furthest from the front door! 

Why isn’t there a senior’s parking, right next to the disability parking, I wonder?
Wouldn’t that be nice? 

No matter what the weather, what time of day or night, or if there’s a lockdown, online shoppers don’t have to go out! 

Enter Online Shopping! 

The good news doesn’t stop there, because the passing trade averages out to about 4 1/2 billion people online at any time of the day or night. 

Using the same math as the mall traffic, if you attract just 10% of 4.5 billion browsers, (450 million) and convert 10% of those into sales: that’s 45 million potential sales, at that moment! 

DREAM BIG!.. Go for 20%! 

WOW! Giving out door prizes takes on a whole new meaning! 

Try Wealthy Affiliate On For Size! 

Wealthy Affiliate has a “try before you buy program”.

You can sit in on their site and have a look around. Read members’ bios and join the chats.

See what they are about for a week or so. 

There is no commitment, and you don’t need a credit card to do this.

You will join when you are ready to join… no pressure!

 You don’t even have to sign a contract when you become a member!

You will leave if you feel like leaving. 

WHAT DAY IS THIS?

I know, I know!: “this is the first day of the rest of your life!” 

I read this in the 70s and thought this was a GREAT slogan. 

A great credo!
I had BIG plans for this T-shirt message!
I was going to change things, from that day forward!..

Then, I forgot about it…
Until now. 

To Sum This Up… 

Are you ready to face the challenge that will change your life forever? 

Will you do the work that will give you a huge payoff for your future? 

Do your research and decide if WA is for you… make up your own mind! 

I Can Help! 

If you would like to read some of my blogs or ask a question, feel free to contact me below and I will get back to you within 24 hours. 

If there is any way that I can help you to achieve your goals, I will be happy to do that. 

Keep in touch! 

Regards, Corinne

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