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    • Inflated

    • How Money and Debt Built the American Dream
    • By: R. Christopher Whalen
    • Narrated by: Jake Williams
    • Length: 15 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    Americans as a whole view themselves as reasonably prudent and sober people when it comes to matters of money, reflecting the puritan roots of the earliest European settlers. Yet as a community, we also seem to believe that we are entitled to a lifestyle that is well-beyond our current income, a tendency that goes back to the earliest days of the United States and particularly to get-rich-quick experiences ranging from the Gold Rush of the 1840s to the real estate bubble of the early 21st Century.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • US public finance history: clear, cogent walk-thru

    • By Philo on 06-09-16

    Regular price: $24.95