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At 50, I have been downsized out of a job. Can anyone advise me on a good business to start?

I have 2 small children and a hefty mortgage... I am looking for a sure fire opportunity that will deliver immediate cash flow with short ramp up time.

Asked By: corslets - 9/9/2010
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You have a number of options to choose from. First off, do you want to continue working out of the home or be stay home with your children? If you would like to or want to stay home with your small children there are a number of ways to stay home and make money... More
Answered By: hubbard - 9/10/2010
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eBay is something you should consider especially now towards the end of the year-Holiday shoppers
Answered By: Mary John - 9/9/2010
 
You are the only one that can figure that out. You need to do some market research and write a business plan. Go to http://sba.gov/smallbusinessplanner/plan/writeabusinessplan/index.html, http://www.score.org/template_gallery.html or http://articles.bplans.com/writing-a-business-plan for instructions on how to write a... More
Answered By: Henry - 9/9/2010
 
You could set up shop near a Mail Boxes, Etc., UPS Store, or any similar shipping center in a strip mall or shopping center. You could make it easy for customers to sell things on Ebay... More
Answered By: Odetta Fujimura - 9/9/2010
 
This happened to my Brother recently (about the same age). In his lifetime he had developed many skills and interests... some in his professional life and some in his private life. We sat down with some paper and pen and did a personal inventory of his interests and skills; strenghts and weaknesses. This requires... More
Answered By: Jemmy - 9/9/2010
 
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