The American Dream can be defined in many different ways by many different people. Similar to our Financial Independence question that I posted in April, I am curious what those of you in the personal finance community (and, quite frankly, those outside of it as well) think happened to the American Dream. Is it still alive … Continue reading What has the American Dream become?
You won’t believe what I found online the other day – it was a Yahoo Finance story about a Yahoo columnist and author who believes that useless increases in the cost of the so-called “American Dream” are sending middle class Americans deeper and deeper into debt. The miraculous element of this story is what the author claims is the cause of this phenomenon: their own spending. Continue reading “A Yahoo report on finances that actually makes sense?”