Second Careers: Newspaper Publisher Turned Sailboat Captain — AARP
Bill O’Donovan, 70, was laid off by the Virginia Gazette at 65, after 42 years at the publication. Fortunately, he was spending more than 100 days a year on the water, and that qualified him to get his Coast Guard certification.
Second Careers: Schoolteacher Turned Real Estate Agent — AARP
JoAnn Maguire, 75, got her real estate license many years ago, but after she retired from teaching, she took courses at a community college to get up to speed and put her license to work.
Second Careers: Media Professional Turned Personal Trainer — AARP
Tony DiCosta, 67, was a media professional whose career came to a premature end. After a period of reassessment, he decided to pursue his lifelong passion for fitness.
Second Careers: Teacher and Pastor Turned Innkeepers — AARP
Bill Petry, 74, and Linda Petry, 70, often stayed at bed-and-breakfast inns and thought that running an inn might be fun after they retired. Today they’ve made their dream a reality.
Second Careers: Organizational Trainer Turned Dog Walker — AARP
Sari Reis, 68, has always had a huge passion for animals. When neither nonprofits nor veterinary practices paid enough, she decided to start her own business.
Santa Claus, Trained and Certified — AARP
American Events & Promotions provides America with 900 trained Santas every holiday season. Learn what it takes to be a top-notch Santa from the man himself!
How to Save for Retirement if You're Starting Late — AARP
If only we'd started putting away money for retirement when we were young. But there were so many shoes and handbags to buy back then...so what to do? Best-selling author David Bach has advice for anyone who needs to make up for lost time.
Orange Is the New White? Amber Wine Creates Buzz — AARP
A unique amber-colored wine is creating a buzz in an industry long dominated by shades of red, white and rose. The orange color comes not from citrus fruit, but by fermenting white wine grapes with their skins on before pressing.
Courtney’s Story: “The Moment I Realized It's Not Just About the Money” — AARP
Initially, she thought the biggest challenge would be dealing with a reduction in income. But it wasn’t. It was something completely different.
How to better save for retirement with 'Ace Your Retirement' — AARP
AARP Retirement expert, Jean Setzfand, shares tips with couple who have $300 on how get back on track with saving for their retirement with the help of AARP/Ad Council campaign - 'Ace Your Retirement.org'
5 Tips to Keep Your Social Security Check Safe! — AARP
Your monthly benefit is a gold mine for swindlers. You don’t want to get cheated by impostors who are out to steal your benefits. So here are five things to look out for to help you keep your Social Security benefits safe.
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