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


Go For it! Profiting From Your Passion in Your Next Career Move—with Jane Pollak and Nancy Collamer

Top experts share advice on how to take the leap into the business you have always dreamed of—guidance on where to start…how to overcome roadblocks…and more.

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+.


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……


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.…


Semiretirement Careers

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


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.…


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.…


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…


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…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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…