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Mark Miller: Remaking Retirement

Need to Work in Retirement? Think Small

A micro-enterprise can generate income without much risk.

More retirees than ever intend to keep working past traditional retirement age. But age discrimination and job burnout pose major challenges to staying in the corporate workforce.

Entrepreneurship can be a viable alternative work route for retirees--and it's getting more commonplace. Entrepreneurs age 55-65 accounted for 26% of all startups last year, up from 15% in 1996, according to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity.