Managing the New Midlife

Are You a Second Act Entrepreneur?

By Kristen Edens | September 18, 2018

In 2015, The Kauffman Foundation reported that 26% of new entrepreneurs were ages 55 to 64.  Forbes predicts by 2020, 50% of businesses will be freelance and, with 10,000 Americans turning 50 every day and another 10,000 turning 65, the number of second acts will continue to rise.  Exciting, right?  Are you one of the 26% (or more) who are over 50 and eager to start a business?  Do you feel stagnant and are drawn to something new?  Or are you working on a project that is nudging you toward entrepreneurship? Curious?  Read on!  The following information may help you…

Bent Creek Lodge

Bent Creek Lodge:  Dream Getaway in the Mountains of North Carolina

By Eileen Perrigo | August 7, 2018

Nestled in the forest of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Asheville, North Carolina, sits beautiful Bent Creek Lodge. This rustic, cozy bed-and-breakfast is a wayfarer’s dream, thanks to the dedication of owners Jodee and Doug Sellers. As you wind through the trees on the road leading to the stunningly beautiful B&B, you immediately are struck by the bounty of nature all around you. When you reach the main house and enter through the arched double doors, you immediately feel welcomed. Jodee and Doug are almost always there to greet you personally before checking you into one of ten uniquely themed…