Tuesday, September 20, 2011

American Dream Goes Plastic

The American Dream idea was created by and for European immigrants at the turn-of-the-century. They left their homeland for the opportunity to control their personal destiny and succeed with hard work and perseverance. It was a journey and a desire to benefit from their efforts and control their financial future. Credit has helped evolve the idea by granting today's population the opportunity to quickly satisfy their feelings of materialistic entitlement. I mean, people wouldn't have to use credit if their parents and grandparents had worked harder and left them more money...

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