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The delicate financial state of the American working and middle classes is well- known.
But sometimes it takes a personal story to bring it all home.
I'm a fanatical reader. It's a personal hobby and a key part of my job. Staying current on events and submerging myself with what's happening in the markets not only gives me inspiration for columns - it makes me a more well-rounded writer.
While flipping through the May issue of The Atlantic, I came across a story, titled "The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans," from Neal Gabler that had a harrowing message - the American Dream is dying.
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