The baby-boom generation is also increasingly a cash cow for hoteliers and restaurateurs. "Baby boomers have plenty of money, and they’re going to spend it, and they’re going to do it in leisure time," says Michael Lazarchick, a licensed professional counselor in New Jersey. From restaurants to resorts, the sector should have steady growth for the next few years. The bad news: although there are some prestigious hospitality schools, most of these are high-turnover and low-wage jobs. In this photo, a receptionist helps guests check in at a hotel in Dixville Notch, N.H.