How to shop 'till you drop for a living (and fight retirement)

How to shop 'till you drop for a living (and fight retirement)
How to shop 'till you drop for a living (and fight retirement)

The unemployment stats from the recent Pew Research Center report sound dire -- young adults and minorities hit hardest, middle-aged men pushed out of the marketplace, older Americans working into their sunset years -- but there's always an upside. So for inspiration I've been talking to some seniors who are fighting retirement -- and loving it.

When the flooring company 68-year-old Sally Hameister worked for downsized in 2008, she turned a lifelong passion for clothes into a new career. She spent exactly four idle months before son Scott called and said, "I have the most amazing idea ..."