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Well-Being Defines the American Dream

Is the American Dream slipping away? Yes, according to an article by David Leonhardt, The American Dream, Quantified at Last, published in the New York Times in December 2016. Leonhardt finds that according to recent research, Trends in Absolute Income Mobility Since 1940, the ability to attain the American Dream has fallen from 92% in […]

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Are One in Five Americans the “New Rich”? Not Exactly.

The surest road to financial success and independence is a long one. That path includes working hard at a career you enjoy, living on less than you earn, taking educated and appropriate risks, and building wealth gradually through diversified investing. I know many people who have followed this route successfully. Their achievement—what has long been […]

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