We’ve all thought about changing careers at some point or another. Perhaps the path you chose for yourself just isn’t working out, or maybe a life change or relocation has forced you to switch careers in a way you never could have foreseen. In any case, this article has a good perspective on whether or not you can even afford a career change at this stage in your life.
One suggestion in this article to see if you can live on a lower income is to test out your estimated salary by figuring out what you expect to earn, and living on that for two to four months. Can you do it?