News and Articles About Second Acts
Edith Kelly-Green was ready to settle into a retirement when her family convinced her to open a Lenny's Sub Shop franchise.
After John Grassia and David Smith lost their jobs as pilots, they bought an Express Oil Change franchise to supplement their incomes.
These well-known Americans overcame bad times in midlife to reach business fame and fortune.
An investment-banker-turned-entrepreneur finds success in a line of bikinis designed to stay on, no matter how rough the surf.
His new autobiography chronicles Allen's unexpected journey from professional basketball player to urban farming pioneer.
Artist Tess Lojacono talks about winning the "Experienced Dreamers" contest designed to lure middle-aged entrepreneurs to Pittsburgh.
The 'Avengers' star is a great case study for anyone launching a new venture or attempting a midlife comeback.
Here's how a stressed-out executive became an innkeeper -- and why she's glad she made the change.
Sandy Lerner, co-founder of Cisco Systems, spent more than 20 years working on a sequel to 'Pride and Prejudice.'
A new film about British expats in India inspires a contest awarding $150,000 and vacations to social entrepreneurs over 50.
Tumbleweed Tiny House Co. founder Jay Shafer is an evangelist for the updated small-is-beautiful movement.
Keep up with the ever changing American workplace with these 10 trends.
The star of a real-life rags-to-riches tale shares advice for people struggling through a midlife career transition.
How a chef turned her love of retro fashions into a new career.
Many veterans have made successful transitions from the service to business ownership. Here are a few options to consider.
These entrepreneurs are tapping a lifetime of experiences in their businesses.