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Dream a Little Dream

Find your perfect business by tapping into what you really want from life.

This story appears in the October 2005 issue of Start Up.

Not so long ago, the act of turning in the keys to your companycar or clearing out your desk on retirement day were unmistakablesigns you had come to the end of your useful life. Now, they'resymbols of the new kind of career freedom people over 50 areexperiencing in increasing numbers.

Recent studies show that 1 of every 5 people contemplatingretirement wants to start a , and these people arelaunching businesses directly related to their previouscareers.

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