Kerry Hannon is a nationally recognized authority on career transitions and retirement and a frequent TV and radio commentator who speaks about and offers advice on career and personal finance trends. Kerry is a columnist for The New York Times, a contributing writer for Money magazine, a contributing editor at Forbes magazine, and the Second Verse columnist at Forbes.com. She is also AARP’s Job Expert and the Great Jobs for Retirees columnist at AARP.org.
Kerry is the author of the gold?medal award–winning What’s Next? Finding Your Passion and Your Dream Job in Your Forties, Fifties and Beyond, which USA Today hailed as “a road map for those striking out on their own.”
Kerry’s book, AARP’s Great Jobs for Everyone 50+: Finding Work that Keeps You Happy and Healthy … and Pays the Bills, is a national bestseller. The Wall Street Journal called it “a must read for anyone mulling what kind of work will work for you in the next phase of your life.”
Kerry has been a columnist, editor and writer for USA Today and U.S. News & World Report. Her work has also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. She has appeared as a financial and career expert on ABC News, CBS, CNBC, NBC Nightly News, NPR, PBS and numerous radio stations nationwide.