Sometimes a little retraining in your current field can open up new possibilities. As industries change, you may need to keep up with new technology so you remain marketable to employers. Or, you may simply need to tweak your dream career to get your sails lined up with the financial winds.
Fred is a professional singer-songwriter whose gigs alone didn’t pay the bills. Realizing he needed a “day job,” he started looking for something—anything—just to get by. Everything he found online sounded either boring or didn’t match his skill set. Then he got the bright idea of retooling his musical career to include a new dimension.