Late career start

Not to be rude but i would like to gather your thoughts about LATE CAREER START… 1. When u made career transition to investment side?How old? 2. What you did to cope with expectations? 3. What drives you to adopt this track? 4. How successful u were? 1. From economics background- Jan 08 - 32 years ( i wish i grab it before). 2. CFA Level 1 but not enough - NEED TO DO ALOT IN SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. (already started reading CFA Level 2). 3. Willingness and suggestions 4. Not exactly