Sue and Roger McGowan, over 50 and out of work, were hungry for opportunity.
â€œWith both of us laid off, that fear of not landing another job was rough,â€ recalls Sue, 53, who was downsized from a $75,000-a-year management position at Sun National Bank. â€œAfter a year, we had to acknowledge that we might have to come up with our own jobs.â€
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.