The good news is that there are more options out there than you realize, and most of them don’t require a lot of startup capital. I’m not talking about building the next rising star clean energy or cybersecurity startup, I’m simply talking about taking the skills you already have and finding a way to monetize them on your own time and with the flexibility you desire. Dust off that trumpet from college marching band. Maybe you haven’t played in a while, but that knowledge is akin to learning to ride a bike. It’s muscle memory that never really goes away. Start teaching the next generation of band geeks, or the multitude of hipsters who are dying to learn to play the accordian.
25 Home-Based Business Ideas You Can Start Right Now – Tech CocktailYou may feel stuck in your current job and worry that there's no good way out. Or maybe you're reasonably happy with what you're doing, but dream of being your own boss, and even better, being your own boss working out of your own home. The good news … 25 Home-Based Business Ideas You Can Start Right Now – Tech Cocktail
“A lot of small businesses, especially home-based businesses, are not smart about how they approach insurance. If not, it can come back to bite them,” said Ken Walsleben, professor of entrepreneurial practice at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management. He is also an instructor for the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities program, part of the university’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families. But a number of military spouse entrepreneurs are asking the right questions and seeking the best advice, said Sue Hoppin, wife of an Air Force retiree and president of the National Military Spouse Network. The nonprofit works with other organizations to connect spouses to information, workshops and mentors for a variety of issues related to entrepreneurship, including insurance. They advise spouses to make sure they are properly covered for their type of business. Mentors can provide valuable advice as they delve into questions about insurance needs, she said.
Under-insuring your home-based business puts it — and you — at risk – Military TimesFor many military spouses, operating a home business fulfills entrepreneurial dreams and creates a portable career. Many veterans have found that starting a business in their home is the answer to a successful career transition from the military. But … Under-insuring your home-based business puts it — and you — at risk – Military Times