Brian Beck forged a career writing and performing jingles. In retirement, he finally achieved a lifelong goal: form a barber shop quartet.
What's advice does the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew have for Millennials just entering the job market? 'Take some chances' and seek out opportunities where you can learn new things.
Iris Rideau spent decades in finance, enabling her to pursue her passions in retirement: food and wine.
Rich Grimm spent over 30 years as a firefighter and used his pension to turn his skydiving hobby into a small business.
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Max Fletcher rose from an entry level position to a CFO, all while maxing out his 401k. Now, he and his wife are enjoying their ideal retirement: sailing around the world.
Dave & Marcia Murray saved for retirement slowly and steadily. Now they're enjoying the "pure life" in Costa Rica, where they grow coffee and live outside their comfort zone.
Harry Memnon didn't realize he failed to pay a $1.25 toll in 2009. But then, three years later, he was billed almost $300 for that toll -- a big chunk of which was for penalties. The rest was for fees charged by a debt collector called Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson.
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson is one of the largest government debt collectors in the country. It goes after everything from unpaid parking tickets to back taxes. But many of the people the firm goes after say they have been unfairly targeted. Here are three of their stories.