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I was primarily self-employed; I owned the business that allowed me to retire early. 15 13.64%
I was primarily an employee; I did not own the business(es) that I worked at while saving for retirement. 82 74.55%
A mixture of the two; I worked for someone else but also owned a side business that provided income. 10 9.09%
Impossible to answer because my situation was just too complex. 3 2.73%
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:27 PM   #21
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I am retiring next month & I have owned a business (rentals/apt bldg management). I will say it was very rewarding being a business owner, but much more difficult to cut the cord in my case - I had to sell 6 different buildings/complexes & it took a while....

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