Nancy Collamer

Nancy Collamer, a coach and speaker based in Old Greenwich, Connecticut. She is author of Second-Act Careers: 50+ Ways to Profit from Your Passions During Semi-Retirement and founder of MyLifestyleCareer.com.

Retirement Planning

Best Way to Earn a Few Extra Bucks…or A Lot…In Retirement

Whether you want extra spending money or to bulk up your nest egg, there are plenty of ways for retirees to make $10,000, $25,000, or $50,000+.

Career

Job Hunting Over 50?

Conventional wisdom says that it’s hard to find a good job after age 50. Employers are said to consider older…

Retirement Living

7 Fun Jobs For Retirees

You may have retired, but you still can get a job—and have fun doing that job! Here are seven options……

Career

Overcoming Fear of Technology

Bottom Line/Personal: One of the biggest challenges, I think, for what I’ll call “oldsters” – like me. Oldsters like me.…

Career

Semiretirement Careers

Bottom Line/Personal: After 30 or 40 years of working long, hard days, you may be getting ready to dial it…

Career

Know When to Leave a Job

Bottom Line/Personal: There are a lot of reasons why people stay in jobs that they don’t necessarily love, but how…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Starting a Business for $1000

Bottom Line/Personal: A lot of people want to start their own business, they have dreams of it, but they don’t…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Working With Your Spouse

Bottom Line/Personal: It’s very tempting – as people are thinking about starting businesses, the #1 thing they often do is…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Should You Buy a Franchise?

Bottom Line/Personal: One of the most popular ways for people to start a business is to consider buying a franchise.…

Career

Surprising Cool Careers

Bottom Line/Personal: When people think of second careers, it’s easy to think about consulting or think about tutoring or whatever.…

Career

How to Dress for an Interview

Bottom Line/Personal: In a world of business casual, what do people wear to job interviews these days? Nancy Collamer: It’s…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Watch How to Have a Successful Home Business

What a joy it is to work at home…to make your own hours and be your own boss. Easier said…

Self-Improvement

Glamorous Careers

Bottom Line/Personal: We all have fantasies of what I’ll call a glamour career. No cubicles, things out in the public.…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Starting a Business After Age 50

Bottom Line/Personal: Nancy, should a person ever start a business after age 50? Nancy Collamer: It’s a great question, and…

Career

Work at Home Mistakes

Bottom Line/Personal: If you work from home, have you ever gotten to the end of the day where you said,…

Career

How to Reinvent Your Career

Bottom Line/Personal: Have you had enough of the job you’ve had for years or maybe decades, and you are kind…

Career

Finding Flexible Careers

Bottom Line/Personal: If you’re a person who likes juggling multiple tasks, or frankly, you just don’t see yourself anymore as…

Career

Finding Your Career Passion

Bottom Line/Personal: Where you’re interested in underwater botany or genetic engineering or who knows what, there’s a career that’ll match…

Career

Returning to the Workforce

Bottom Line/Personal: If you’re an empty nester or you just want to get back in the work world after you…

Family

How to Support Your Out of Work Spouse

Bottom Line/Personal: If your spouse is out of work, you may be sad, you may be mad, and you may…