Are we giving up on the American Dream?


Are you better off now than …

A CNN/ORC poll finds that 59% think the American Dream is impossible for most to achieve. A whopping 63% of respondents think ┬ámost children “will grow up worse off” than their parents.

But the outlook isn’t all gloomy.

When asked whether “you are better off financially than your parents were when they were your age,” 54% say they are doing better than Mom and Pop, 41% say they are worse off and 4% say the same.