Kerry Hannon, a career reinvention and transition expert, is a nationally acclaimed personal finance contributing editor and retirement correspondent for U.S. News & World Report and a featured blogger on second careers at Forbes.com. Kerry is also is the Great Jobs for Retirees columnist for AARP.com.
Her latest book, Amazon bestseller What's Next? Follow Your Passion and Find Your Dream Job (Chronicle Books), is available online and in bookstores across the country.
Kerry is the author of Getting Started In Estate Planning (John Wiley & Sons), Suddenly Single: Money Skills for Divorcees and Widows (John Wiley & Sons), Ten Minute Guide to Retirement for Women (MacMillan Publishing), and You and Your Money: A Passage from Debt to Prosperity (Credit Education Group). She has penned one non-fiction saga of an American Indian Trading Post, Trees in a Circle: The Teec Nos Pos Story (Teec Nos Pos Trading Post).
Kerry has previously served as a reporter and personal finance columnist for USA Today and as a writer and editor for U.S. News & World Report, Money, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, and Forbes. She was a regular women and money columnist for iVillage.com.
Kerry’s work has been published in CBS MoneyWatch.com, AARP.com, SecondAct.com, AARP Bulletin Today, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Readers Digest, Good Housekeeping, Institutional Investor and Advertising Age, among other national publications.
She has appeared as a financial expert on ABC News, CBS, Fox, CNBC, and CNN and has been a guest on numerous radio programs, including National Public Radio’s “Talk of The Nation.”
Hannon received a Bachelor of Art’s degree from Duke University and is currently a member of an editorial board at Duke.