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Please recommend a book and website for people thinking about

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Please recommend a book and website for people thinking about becoming a consultant. I may be offered an early retirement package and I'd like to maximize my earnings. Kids are grown, I'm single and healthy. I'm in health care IT and there are a lot of opportunities. My current job pay is stagnated and I'm not likely to be promoted because of my age (60).
Wonderful that you may be given a early retirement package which will give you freedom to work as a consultant.

In terms of consulting with sal
ary options etc, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has updated research just published a few months ago:

Membership to the ACHE would be a good recommendation:

Also a blog on becoming a healthcare IT consultant:

As for books on the subject on becoming a consultant:
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