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The American Dream has become the American Debt

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POSTED: Monday, November 4, 2013 - 10:15pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 1:33pm

Many Americans today feel the American Dream is fading away because of their personal debt.

Americans dream of having a nice home, car and family, but for some it’s impossible.

KETK spoke to experts about the struggles and successes of the American Dream.

Experts tell KETK, out of all generations 20-somethings are going to have a difficult time getting ahead in life because of school loans, credit card debt because of the cost of living.

David McClendon, Government Professor at Tyler Junior College says, everyone has their own idea of American Dream, it’s not the same for everyone.

Jay Oliver, Financial Advisor of Rose Point Capital tells us, if people need to pursue opportunities in which will allow them to succeed,

Oliver says, what prevents people from achieving their American Dream is the fear of failure.

We want to ask East Texans, do you feel it’s possible to live the American dream today?

  

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" . . . man's life consisteth not of the abundance of the things that he has" Luke 12:14-16

Good 21st century medicine. People shop as though it was a sport, but the trouble is the new wears off very fast and they feel empty and shop more. Spiritual well being lasts, materialism doesn't. Having reasonable ambition and saving for a rainy day and balancing a spiritual life makes better sense.

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