ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Personal Finance»
  • Income & Making Money

Work at Home for Retired People - How to Earn Passive Income

Updated on October 25, 2017
Kejanny profile image

Kejanny is a work-at-home, self-employed blogger and affiliate marketer.

Opportunities in Challenges of Retirement

Life after retirement can sometimes be unfulfilling, unless we occupy ourselves with new challenges and goals. These new goals can be financial, social like volunteering for a charity or personal like maintaining good health.

Retirement also has its own challenges. The good news is that the opportunities in these challenges can be leveraged to achieve some of your life's goals. Work at home for retired people business opportunities can earn you passive income.

No longer in employment and working for someone else gives you the opportunity to work for you - yourself. Staying at home gives you the freedom of time and space to start a home business, even for free. You can now share the vast experiences and knowledge you have to help others, and earn revenue in the process.

You have retired from my job and career but not retired in life. Retirement is simply the beginning of another exciting chapter in life.

Online Jobs for Retired Persons

There are many work from home jobs for retired persons that you can consider undertaking. One of those easy-to-start and low-cost jobs is building your own online business. Learn how to make money at home with a blog here.

You can turn your hobby into a money-making opportunity or if you are skilled in certain things, you can turn your skills into cash.

Most retired people would want to enjoy their remaining restful years, either living on their pension, investment, doing voluntary work from time to time or take up a hobby.

Retired persons can also help the world and the younger generations by sharing their life experiences, knowledge and skills they gain in life through writing. Writing online earns you passive income many years down the line.

Writing Online for Income

Work at home jobs for retired people do not need to be labor-intensive and health-taxing. You can easily make money at home with a blog to supplement your pension.

If you don't have any IT skills or don't know much about building websites or blogs, don't worry when I say you create a blog. You can start writing now for free here at Hubpages and earn.

So what are you gonna write about? Write about something that passionates you. Tell the world about your life experiences and provide advice. I'm sure you have a lot to share.

What you share helps the next generation

Your Online Content Can Help Others

At 50 years of age and over, you are a walking compendium of learned life skills, knowledge and experiences. These are skills, knowledge and experiences you acquired in your career, work, hobbies, general interests, specialist areas, youth life, marriage life, parenthood, relationships, interaction with others, education and many more. Why not share this with the rest of the world?

You can simply write about your expertise, interests and life experiences and publish online. That in itself is already an home based business of people over 50.

What you share can benefit the world! Isn't that amazing and a more satisfying thing to do than taking that knowledge, discovery, idea and skill with you to the graveyard, adding to the riches of the richest place on earth?

There are thousands of retired people who earn full time income writing online from the comfort of their homes. They do this with no or minimal cost and it is a great source of personal enrichment. What these retired people write about helps the world.

Self-Publish Your Writing at Hub Pages and Earn Passive Income

Hub Pages is an online self-publishing writing platform that gives the opportunity to anyone from anywhere in the world to write about what they are passionate about. Any topic of interest and expertise.

Hub Pages then monetizes your content and split the revenue 60% for you and it gets 40%.

There are three (3) ways you can earn money writing articles online at Hub Pages.

1. Hub Pages Ad Program – when you publish your content (or hubs), Hub Pages shows relevant ads on your hubs in relevance to your content. Every time someone visits your hubs, your get paid for the impressions.

2. Google Adsense – In addition to HubPages own ad program, you can also sign up for Google adsense and allow adsense ads on your hubs. You earn when visitors click on the ads on your hubs.

4. Amazon Associate – Amazon is the king of online retail. You can add amazon capsules in your hubs and make money when visitors purchase from your link to Amazon. You can also write product reviews and that gets higher conversions.

Hub Pages is one site where I have experienced what passive income is. I wrote a few hubs some years back from which I am still earning.

I joined in November 2012 and wrote a few articles which I am still earning from. At at the time of this revision (25/10/17), I have earned passive income of $ 3,807.93. Of this, I got paid $ 2,284.76 whilst the 40% ($ 1,523.17) went to Hub Pages.

That is the potential of earning passive income from writing online.

Hub Pages is a Passionate Writing Community

Hub Pages Learning Centre and Community

Hub Pages is not just a writing platform but a community of passionate writers. They offer support to one another to make Hub Pages one of the best online writing avenue where any person can create content and earn.

It also has a great learning centre where you can learn all that you need to know about writing online at Hub Pages and earning revenue from your content.

The beauty of earning money writing on Hub Pages is that you own the articles or hubs and you can earn passive income from your once-only work.

In fact, I have found the retired people and seniors (men and women) at Hub Pages to be wonderful people who share great insights into life, their life experiences and they provide assistance and training (especially the teachers) for others. I think writing online is one of the best jobs retired people can do from the comfort of their home.

How to Join Hub Pages

Joining Hub Pages and writing on Hub Pages or any of its partner sites is free. Join the community and turn your thoughts into writing that earns you passive income in retirement.

Writing online is an excellent work at home jobs for retirees. Retired persons have 'experienced life' and what they share can helps others.

Work at Home for Seniors


All images used in this hub are from

Creative Commons Zero (CC0) License

  • Free for personal and commercial use;
  • No attribution required.

© 2013 Kejanny


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.