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June 30, 2009

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Tim Berry

Once again, very interesting post, but then not surprising either, since you've been shedding light on this trend for a couple of years. I'm trying to think what the impact might be ...

- will we (I'm a baby boomer, as you know) be less a burden on children, as a result?
- Or more so, as we keep getting older, and eventually, that continued drive as we pass 60 slows down at 70, or 80?
- Are we a special segment of an entrepreneur market?
- Or just a demographic/business oddity?

Fascinating, and fun to watch. Thanks again for continued info on this.

ShallieBey

Yes, it is exciting to see this trend. Though I find it interesting as I talk with baby boomers who are entrepreneurs, that many of them do not know that such a trend exists. Many are acting just because it feels right for them at this point in life.

None the less, thanks for reporting on this so we can encourage more baby boomers to plan for a retirement business. This is the wave of the future, once again changed as the wave of baby boomers passes through.

Shallie Bey
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Great post with Great stuff.That sounds pretty cool. Really helpful thanks for the Article, Great job,Keep posting interesting articles here. Looking forward to it. Thanks and keep it up! All the Best.

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This seems to be pretty interesting. Come up with more such stuff.

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