Sue and Roger McGowan, over 50 and out of work, were hungry for opportunity.
“With both of us laid off, that fear of not landing another job was rough,” recalls Sue, 53, who was downsized from a $75,000-a-year management position at Sun National Bank. “After a year, we had to acknowledge that we might have to come up with our own jobs.”
The McGowans, of Sicklerville, borrowed $25,000 from their 401(k) retirement account to buy a Pure Health Bar franchise, where they hope to squeeze profits out of fruits, veggies and other healthy fare. Full story here.