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Articles About American Dream
May 26, 2016
The American Dream is Too Expensive for Average People
There is no country where the average citizen can live the American Dream — not even America.
May 21, 2016
10 Best Cities for Young People to Get Rich
Getting ahead in today’s economy can feel like a never-ending journey, especially when you’re taking the first few steps.
April 18, 2016
Your Genes and The American Dream: Is Success Encoded Within You?
What role does genetics play in whether you can realize the "American Dream"? A new study put that idea to the test.
February 27, 2016
6 Tips for Saving for a Down Payment
Saving for a down payment is by no means a quick and easy feat, but if you’re willing to get a bit creative with it, it may be more attainable than you think.
February 25, 2016
The American Dream: Young People Are Not Buying it Anymore
Teenagers understand that social mobility and achieving the 'American Dream' may be relics of the past. Oh, what a disservice we've done the youth.
February 05, 2016
What the New ‘American Dream’ Looks Like
Much has been said about the death of 'the American Dream', but it's a bit overblown -- the concept has merely morphed a bit.
September 15, 2015
How Likely is it For a Poor Person to Become Wealthy?
Americans have long been champions of the idea that anyone can make it if they work hard enough. But is it merely wishful thinking?
September 04, 2015
3 Crucial Tactics to Gain Financial Freedom
Spending money and depleting your resources can hinder your financial independence.
June 11, 2015
3 Signs That You’re Not Ready to Buy a House
While Americans believe real estate is the best long-term investment, it certainly isn’t for everyone.
June 03, 2015
It’s 2015, And The American Dream Is On Life Support
USA Today put together a study revealing the true cost of the American dream. Unless you're making well into the six-figure range, it may be unattainable.
May 19, 2015
4 TV Shows to Help You Get Over ‘Mad Men’
If you’re wondering how you’ll live without 'Mad Men,' never fear -- we have 4 shows that will help you through your recovery.
May 18, 2015
Want to Know the Best Way to Snag Your Dream Job?
We're all after that dream job — but how do people actually attain it? Here's the secret.
May 14, 2015
Top 5 Signs the American Dream Is on Life Support
The American Dream was once widely considered to be the stuff of legends.
May 13, 2015
Can Starbucks Save the Middle Class from Financial Ruin?
The American middle class is exhausted. The coffee giant is trying to do something about it.
April 17, 2015
The U.S. Doesn’t Own the American Dream Anymore
Studies show that the American Dream is now more easily attained by those that don't, in fact, live in America. What happened?
February 28, 2015
5 Hard Truths About Saving for College and the Cost of Education
Rising costs, a dense financial environment, and a tough economy have made it increasingly difficult for families to save for college.
December 01, 2014
Here’s What Numbers Don’t Say About Social Mobility
Some of the news is good, but not all of the numbers are quite so cheerful.
September 23, 2014
7 Reasons To Not Buy A Home
Running through this list will quickly help you determine if the pros outweigh the cons.
August 07, 2014
Is the American Dream Still Alive and Well?
Dreams die hard, even expensive ones that can take a lifetime to accomplish.
July 04, 2014
Here’s Why Americans Feel Less Free
Feeling frustrated with the U.S. government? You aren't the only one.
June 11, 2014
Is the American Dream Lost?
The American Dream isn't an enduring light that shines despite everything, but that doesn't mean it's gone.
June 07, 2014
Top 10 Beach Town Housing Markets in America
Home ownership is a dream for millions of Americans, but owning property near a beach is the ultimate fantasy.
May 15, 2014
Top 10 Most Affordable Housing Markets for the Middle Class
The cost of acquiring the American dream is turning into a nightmare for the middle class.
January 13, 2014
How Do Two Political Parties Solve the Same Problem?
Socioeconomic difficulties has had something of an emphasis in legislation so far this year, but Republicans and Democrats do not always agree.
November 18, 2013
5 Ways to Shop Made-In-America Style This Holiday Season
Here are five ways to support U.S. manufacturing when you do your holiday shopping this season.
October 24, 2013
8 Affordable U.S. Cities for Homeowners Based on Paycheck Power
Let's take a look at the eight cities in the United States that are the most affordable to live in based Interest.com's ratings of paycheck power.
August 28, 2013
Obama: MLK Would Approve of the Affordable Care Act
During an interview aired on Tuesday, President Barack Obama said he believed Martin Luther King Jr. would approve of his signature health care reform.
November 16, 2011
American’s May Be Giving Up on the American Dream
A very interesting survey worth reading ...
August 30, 2010
Who Dat? Reflections on a Trip to New Orleans 5 Years After Katrina
This past April, I returned to New Orleans for the first time since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf.
March 01, 2010
Is the Recovery Here?
Let's see what personal consumption, construction, and ISM telling us ...