Work From Home for Retired

In this post, I will develop how to work from home for retired.

Are you a baby boomer? 

What is a baby boomer?

It is a person who was born after the second world war from year 1946 to 1964.

Because after the war people were more inclined to produce children and it resulted in that many children were born during these years.

This generation is quite old now but and they are many and they are still alive and probably want to spend the rest of their lives in the best way possible despite their age. Their pension money maybe not allow them to live their lives as they would like to.

Most of them have already raised a family and are now free to do whatever they wish to do. Probably many of them would like to travel and see the world or develop any other interest.

One concern is that travel costs money especially if you like to enjoy life and not just live like a backpacker who normally tries to get the cheapest hotels and the cheapest food and so on. This may be okay for younger people, but when you get older you want to enjoy life differently without carrying a heavy backpack with all your belongings.

I don’t write this because I look down on backpackers, but just to emphasize that there is a difference between the needs of a younger person and one who is a little more advanced in years.

How to make life enjoyable as a retired? 

So how can an older person live up to his or her dream when there might be a lack of financial assets?

Wouldn’t you agree it would be a pleasure to live a lifestyle where you can spend money without turn over every penny before you buy something? I think that is every person’s dream, young or old.

Could this be possible? Many times our pension just covers the basic things in life like rent food and other necessities and after that, there is not so much left to spend on travels, hotels and nice restaurants and so on.

So how to go about it?

Why not start a new carrier?

Today there is a huge possibility in the affiliate marketing industry and the companies are screaming for more people to help them sell their products.

The best thing with affiliate marketing is that you can do it in any age rank, old or young, it doesn’t matter. The oldest person I know in this industry is 93 years old, and he is successful.

What is Affiliate Marketing?

It is a very simple concept. You promote another person’s product and he will give you commission for doing this. Today it is possible to promote almost anything because all the bigger companies have an affiliate program included in their business model. 

Let’s say that you are the publisher in the picture to the right and you promote a product or a service. Through your affiliate link, a customer decide to buy something, and the merchant will give you a commission for that purchase.

It is simple as that. You don’t even need to have your product, only promote other products.

Today there are millions of people who have done this as their living or just to get an extra income source. And as I said the market is huge.

Now probably you are thinking: This sounds good, but how can I start with this kind of business? 

As I said anyone can do this, young or old. The concept is that you need a webpage and you need the traffic to your site. When this is done you are in business.

How to start?

To start a new trade you need some kind of training. You need a webpage and you need to know how to get sufficient traffic to your site.

I just want to get your attention to that many so-called internet gurus to promise to help people how to do affiliate marketing. Be careful with them because they normally want to sell their  “secrets” on how to be a successful affiliate marketer. You have to pay them upfront for their systems, but many of them are outdated. It probably worked a few years ago but the internet is changing so to buy their “systems” is just a waste of money. If you want to see how they go about it you can CLICK HERE!

Is there any legit way to learn affiliate marketing? 

Let me present Wealthy Affiliate. 

This is a platform that has helped thousands of people to do affiliate marketing with success.

It has helped people since 2005 and is still on the top of the game. This is because they are always updating their training on what is the best way to do it today.

Today this platform has over 2 million members. As you surely figured out, I am one of them. I joined in July 2019 and I have learned so much since then and I am excited to recommend it to others.

Wealthy Affiliate was founded by 2 Canadian guys in 2005. They were already successful in affiliate marketing and since it is a huge market they came up with the idea to create a platform in order to help others to be successful too.

The founders of Wealthy Affiliate 

How does it work?

It is a step-by-step training mainly on how to do affiliate marketing. The teaching is from scratch, so you don’t need any skills like webpage building or any other technical knowledge. Everything will be given to you at Wealthy Affiliate. The only thing you need is a computer and an internet connection, the rest will be given by the platform.

There are 50 lessons to go through and when they are done you are a skilled affiliate marketer.

Only after 1 month after signing up I got this message from Wealthy Affiliate:

  • You have your very own niche website on your own domain
  • You have optimized your website for SEO
  • You understand the process of creating content
  • You have created several pages of content that are starting to get ranked
  • Your foundation for a long term, and successful business is in place
  • You KNOW more than 99% of your competition

All this after only 1 month with Wealthy Affiliate.

Little about the website 

When you sign up with Wealthy Affiliate they will give you a website for free. This is not an ordinary site but a top-quality one that will serve you as the foundation of your business.

This site has many built-in features that you have to pay extra for on other host companies. The webpage is from WordPress and is hosted on Wealthy Affiliate’s own server called SiteRubix.

Some of the features of the website

 SitePlus+ will give you a better ranking at Google.

 SiteSSL (HTTPS) Serve your website over 256-bit Encrypted Connections and do it at WA for FREE!

 SiteProtect (Spam Blocker) WA SiteProtect happens at the server level and blocks ALL automated comments.

The Community 

I must say some words about the Community also. This is an amazing feature at Wealthy Affiliate.

The Community consists of members who have been with Wealthy Affiliate for a while. They have been trained and got experience of how to do affiliate marketing and they want to share this with others.

It means if you have a question or feel stuck you can always get help from these members.

The Community is quite big and members from all over the world are on this platform.

So if you have a question of any kind there will always be someone there to help you. In most cases, you will get help within a few minutes. This is really valuable since you will never get stuck.

What to do now?

Are you retired and want to get an extra income I can highly recommend that you sign up with Wealthy Affiliate. It is a top-quality platform that already helped hundreds of thousands to be successful affiliate marketers.

Last year over 217.530 were helped to start their first business.

If you want to test Wealthy Affiliate it is free to sign up. You can test it for 7 days as an upgraded member. If you want to continue as a free member you will still keep your webpage and have access to the first 10 lessons. It is a real opportunity to test something out that can make a difference in your life. There are no hooks. You don’t even need to reveal any credit card information. Everything is legit.

Let us see what a few already members have to say:

Honestly, I am really enjoying my activities here in a wealthy affiliate. The most important thing here is the training and the community support. I learned a lot about website creation and its’ promotion here in Wealthy Affiliate.
Some of the expert members are always helping the starter members. which is admirable



I’m in my first week and so far I have found the training to be very helpful. I have already created and own the domain for my first website! Learning how to use WordPress has been a valuable tool in and of itself. I am excited to learn more about the affiliate marketing world and to hopefully make a profit along the way!



I’m new here too on level 1, I’ve started 3 websites. I think everyone is awesome here including Kyle & Carson. All members are helpful and positive. Great platform I have a lot to learn!! !!So thanks.



It is free to sign up with no obligations 

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  1. I am soon going to retire and
    I think Wealthy Affiliate might be
    a good opportunity to get an extra income

    • You will have an exciting retirement
      if you join WA
      All the best

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