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Tiny Homes, Lasting Trend or Passing Fad?
If you watch American movies or television shows, you might think most Americans live in what are often referred to as McMansions, a term for large suburban homes that are often similar looking. For a long time, bigger was indeed better. A big house was a symbol of success. However, there has been another trend […]
Record Numbers of Americans Ditch US Passports
When faced with the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency, some Americans have threatened to leave the country, but most of that grumbling is probably just talk. However, there is a small but growing number of Americans who are following through on a pledge to renounce their citizenship, but it’s likely for other reasons. While […]
Trump Says American Dream Is Dead, Is He Right?
Donald Trump has famously declared that the American Dream is dead, but the majority of middle class Americans seem to disagree with the Republican presidential frontrunner. Sixty-three percent of people surveyed earlier this year believe they are living the American Dream. That finding suggests American optimism hasn’t been a casualty of the recession, despite a report that […]