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The University’s Entrepreneurial Center / Women’s Business Center has expanded into two new locations in Hartford and East Hartford. Upcoming workshop and business advising location details will be emailed to registrants and posted on our calendar

New locations and directions 

Work for Yourself@50+

Are you over 50 and looking for ways to improve your current financial situation? Have you ever dreamed of being your own boss? Work for Yourself@50+ has the information you need to succeed.

Are you over 50 and looking for ways to improve your current financial situation?

AARP Foundation’s Work for Yourself@50+ initiative will help you gain the knowledge, support, and resources you need to make informed decisions about working for yourself and take the right first steps toward successful self-employment.

The decision to start your own business can be both exciting and daunting. This program breaks the choices down for older adults in an approachable way through five steps:

  • A careful consideration of the potential benefits and risks of working for yourself
  • Exercises to help develop the self-employment idea
  • A realistic overview of what it takes to pursue a self-employment opportunity
  • Guidance to help avoid pitfalls and scams
  • Ways to find trustworthy support and services

Work for Yourself @50+: Free Workshops

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 9:30 am - 12 pm
Location: Babcock House, 260 Girard Avenue, Hartford, CT

Next class coming up in December. Details coming soon.


Call 888-339-5617. For additional information, visit

Work for Yourself@50+ is made possible in part through a grant from The Hartford.

AARP Foundation and The Hartford fund the Work for Yourself@50+ program.