Many people feel that their career paths have been set in stone as they get older, but starting a business is still possible for people at mid-life. The new book, Never Too Old to Get Rich: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting a Business Mid-Life, offers practical guidance for the middle-aged person looking to launch a business. Author Kerry Hannon, a nationally recognized expert in career transitions and entrepreneurship, provides an exciting roadmap to take entrepreneurial dreams into actions.
Never Too Old to Get Rich maps out concrete action steps for the journey to start a business in mid-life, offers helpful insights on finding capital, and presents relevant guidance on how to succeed. The book also features 20 inspirational profiles of successful middle-aged entrepreneurs, describing their own stories of starting businesses and non-profits in everything from filmmaking to a cookies shop to green manufacturing to a scooters store.
Never Too Old to Get Rich is the ideal book for any reader looking to be their own boss. It offers up-to-date tools and resources to build confidence that launching a business in mid-life is not only possible, but exciting and meaningful.
Donna Kastner from Retirepreneur interviews Kerry Hannon about the book.
About the Author: Kerry Hannon is an expert in career transitions, personal finance, entrepreneurship, and all things business. She has dedicated her life’s work to helping others find the confidence and resources to better their careers and lives. Over the years, Kerry has been a columnist, editor, and writer for a multitude of prestigious publications such as The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Money and USA Today. She currently serves as PBS Next Avenue’s Entrepreneurship and Personal Finance Expert. She is also the award-winning author of more than a dozen books, including Great Jobs for Everyone 50+: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy . . . And Pays the Bills, Love Your Job: The New Rules for Career Happiness, Getting the Job You Want after 50, What’s Next?: Finding Your Passion and Your Dream Job in Your Forties, Fifties and Beyond and Money Confidence: Really Smart Financial Moves for Newly Single Women.
About Donna Kastner and Retirepreneur: “We’re a collaborative community for forward thinking executives in their 50s and 60s. We’re striving for a smooth segue from full-time job to part-time consulting and a more satisfying encore chapter that’s designed and lived on our terms.”
While we’re not all executives, there is a rich body of information she has published that will help anyone making plans for what’s next. Kastner also publishes a podcast, and engaging videos (like this one) on topics of interest to Next For Me readers.