Having dreamt of owning his own large business for his entire life, John’s relentless work ethic allowed him to achieve his American Dream while living in a community which boasted a 7.4% unemployment rate at the time. The unemployment rate of John’s hometown, Queens, has now decreased to barely above national average at 4.3%, but is now plagued by another problem; income inequality. This problem is occurring all across our nation, hurting the American Dream. The top 20% wealthiest of the U.S.’ population owns almost 86% of the countries wealth, leaving only 14% for the bottom 80%. This means that there is much less money left for the lower classes to increase their standing and achieve
To live comfortably is a wish that many people have growing up in America. We see people on television who have and have not worked harder than others to achieve this way of life. These people are able to pay their bills for the nice house saved up for, are able to provide for a decent sized family, and still have extra money in their pocket for themselves. The American Dream seems so accomplishable when looking at the people who have already achieved this, but looking up to these people, we do not realize that this dream is not a few steps ahead of us sitting on a pedestal; this dream is almost out of touch. But what is the reason that everyone cannot achieve this dream as easily as others?
According to the article why should college be free for everyone? By Luke Redd, free education will help people “ have more freedom to contribute their talents, try new ideas, and pursue the life they want if they did not have to start off in a debt or stay in a low wage job… this will lead to happier people… happier educated people
In my opinion, the good life can be defined as a way that someone plans to live virtuously by having a great education, enough money, and helping others. In other words, good life mean to me when life looks like a blessing than a burden. This essay aims to provide more than one answers about what does a good life mean? Human beings, since their apparition is often misled what it is really mean a good life. We have been seen on the television or magazines that having a good life means being rich or famous when many of them, in reality, are miserable by a problem that wouldn’t affect ordinary people.
Affordable housing is a necessary demand in life for people who have low income. According to (Tran, 2015) view that, affordable housing is a worthy resource which has great potentialities in the economy and it has contributed enormously to change the appearance of the city as well as countryside. The target of affordable housing gives the support to the community. For example, affordable housing can give us benefit in all aspects such as it brings profit in business, improving the standard of living and an affordable housing can reduce some of the problems which related to the environment. As a result, the government should build more affordable housing for poor people.
The American Dream is so essential to our country as it is an honor to reach your goals and make it a reality. The American Dream is the national ethos that people’s lives would be better and abundant with many opportunities. The American Dream was more accessible to attain back in the days, however, changed over the years. Although the “American Dream” is still possible, many people, minorities are affected by the lack of improvement in social mobility in our society. The American Dream is still alive by being able to live a middle-class lifestyle and by obtaining it through perseverance and hard-work.
In regards to the transition into maturity, and the later age children are leaving their parents homes;In my opinion, children are taking advantage of educational opportunities which are allowing them to make more money, and parents have become comfortable with their children staying home longer as long as they are making a decent amount of money. In my opinion, it’s cheaper to build with your family than it is to build on your own. According to Asford & LeCroy, “ reaching out and building social capital can provide significant benefits. One of the main reasons for prolonged early
The good life can be defined as a way that someone plans to live virtuously by having a great education, enough money, and helping others. In other words, the good life means to me when life looks like a blessing than a burden. This essay aims to provide more than one answers about what makes people live a good life mean. Human beings, since their apparition is often misleading, what it is really mean a good life. We have been seen on the television or magazines that having a good life means being rich or famous when many of them, in reality, are miserable by a problem that wouldn’t affect ordinary people.
But how we respond to these has a big impact on our well-being. We often cannot choose what happens to us, but in principle we can choose our own attitude to what happens. In practice it’s not always easy, but one of the most exciting findings from recent research is that resilience, like many other life skills, can be learned. Take a positive approach Positive emotions – like joy, gratitude, contentment, inspiration, and pride – are not just great at the time. Recent research shows that regularly experiencing them creates an 'upward spiral', helping to build our resources.
If we look at an individual with a sports car, we say he is more successful than us; however true success is defined by the person themselves as they go through life, exert the effort and remain happy and healthy in every step. Make sure you put your money in good use by perhaps helping others who are less blessed and suffering or in other ways that help contribute to society