Celebrities With Big Dreams That Paid Off

AAA

When you set out to find a career, it seems there are two warring camps you have to decide between: doing something you love or doing something that pays well. The dream, of course, is to find something that fulfills both goals, and it is possible. Here are five big names that made it by following their hearts, and ended up filling their wallets.
Related Articles
  1. Managing Wealth

    Essential Tips on Making Your Hobby Your Career

    Here are some ways to turn what you love to do for fun into your job.
  2. Managing Wealth

    Don't Retire Early - Change Careers Instead

    Many people who long for early retirement simply may have never known what it's like to enjoy going to work every day. A better goal for some: Shoot for a mid-life career change instead.
  3. Professionals

    Follow Your Passions And Success Will Follow

    Business success is often the result of hard work and having a passion for your career. Here of some example of passionate entrepreneurs who found success.
  4. Managing Wealth

    5 Career-Changing Mistakes

    Changing careers can help you achieve life goals, but making a quick change for the wrong reasons can lead to disappointment.
  5. Personal Finance

    How to Make a Layoff Less Painful

    Getting laid off is never fun, but there are ways you can prepare yourself emotionally and financially to best manage a layoff.
  6. Retirement

    A Pre-Retirement Checkup

    Are you on track to post-work bliss? We'll tell you how to find out.
  7. Managing Wealth

    How Much Should You Invest in Your Career Growth?

    If you want to advance your career and earn more money, then it is time to invest in yourself and your skills.
  8. Professionals

    A Guide To Financial Careers

    We look at all of the jobs available in the finance sector, and the education and experience you need to get them.
  9. Personal Finance

    3 Seemingly Non-Financial Decisions Everyone Should Take More Seriously

    None of these decisions should be considered as being purely financial, but there are severe consequences to ignoring their financial side altogether.
  10. Retirement

    You Can't Live On Love

    If your head is in the clouds, check out this down-to-earth financial advice for couples.
Hot Definitions
  1. Duration

    A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) of a fixed-income investment to a change in interest rates. ...
  2. Dove

    An economic policy advisor who promotes monetary policies that involve the maintenance of low interest rates, believing that ...
  3. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
  4. Front Running

    The unethical practice of a broker trading an equity based on information from the analyst department before his or her clients ...
  5. After-Hours Trading - AHT

    Trading after regular trading hours on the major exchanges. The increasing popularity of electronic communication networks ...
  6. Omnibus Account

    An account between two futures merchants (brokers). It involves the transaction of individual accounts which are combined ...
Trading Center