The American Dream in 2013: What Does It Mean to Achieve It?

The American Dream in 2013: What Does It Mean to Achieve It?

When we say "American Dream," what comes to mind?

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Is it your 2.5 kids playing inside a white picket fence? Is it turning your business idea into a profitable company by age 30? Is it a gold watch and nap-filled retirement by age 65?

In a new study, LearnVest and Chase Blueprint® sought to define the American Dream today, asking people around the country what it means to them. Is it achievable? If so, for whom? And while we're at it, in the wake of the recession, does the American Dream still exist?

Below, find out how other Americans see it, and in the comments, tell us: What does the American Dream mean to you?

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