This woman cashed out a $1 million dog-walking business. Here’s what she’s doing now — in paradise

SourceCNBC
SectorEconomy
CountryMiddle east

Kristin Morrison is my new retirement hero.

The former business owner, age 52, quit the rat race in her mid-40s, and moved to a second, semiretirement career that gives her more freedom, less work and less stress.

And when I checked in on her recently she told me she’s spent most of the crisis at a new base of operations on the Big Island of Hawaii.

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This is how we should all be living and working in our 50s. No office politics. No team meetings.

No worries about layoffs. She spends an hour on ‘Zoom,’
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somebody has to pay her.

Apparently the internet is just fine in paradise.

“We’re at the edge of the Earth here,” she tells me. “It’s so lush and green and peaceful. I felt I really needed...read more...