News and Articles About Second Acts
Make More Happen
Customers loved these franchises once before. New owners are betting they will again.
Redbox Digital will offer streams for purchase or rent, as opposed to Netflix's unlimited model.
The Tie Bar founder Greg Shugar is hoping to strike lightning twice with his latest upstart, Thread Experiment.
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.
Ready To Launch
These well-known Americans overcame bad times in midlife to reach business fame and fortune.
Ready To Launch
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.
Starting a Business
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.