American Dream

The American Dream is a national ethos of the United States, a set of ideals in which freedom includes the opportunity for prosperity and success, and an upward social mobility achieved through hard work. In the definition of the American Dream by James Truslow Adams in 1931, "life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement" regardless of social class or circumstances of birth.
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  • Is the American Dream Possible After Bankruptcy?

    …-bankruptcy too. She contacted in writing all three credit bureaus—TransUnion, Experian and Equifax to make sure all the debts that were discharged in her bankruptcy were correctly reported. She completed all the paperwork to get pre-approved to buy her first home and was approved! She then got to find the perfect house for her and her family. I cannot…

    Gail Donaldson/ Bond and Botes- 25 readers -
  • Immigrants May Still Pursue the American Dream Even When Pursuing Bankruptcy

    … people of Hispanic origin the nation’s largest ethnic or race minority. Hispanic people represent the fastest-growing immigrant group in the United States. The rich cultural diversity of Hispanic people can include immigrants from Mexico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and Latin America. As an immigrant and the daughter of immigrant…

    Bond and Botes- 41 readers -
  • A Look At Bankruptcy Prosecution Under Title 18

    … on an annual basis. Many of these bankruptcy filers are seeking assistance after a business failure, an unexpected medical event, or simply errors in judgment while attempting to attain the American Dream. In this way, bankruptcy is an important tool to help Americans regain control of their financial situations so they can again become active…

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 34 readers -
  • Can You Make Too Much Money to File Bankruptcy?

    … the bankruptcy laws would allow him to file a chapter 7 straight bankruptcy or would he be required to choose one of the reorganization bankruptcies and repay some or all of his debt over time. In 2005, significant changes were made to the bankruptcy code. Primary amongst the changes was the creation of a means test. The means test is a long…

    Bradford Botes/ Bond and Botes- 37 readers -
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