Sacrificing To Afford Housing. Really? Sacrificing? You Better Believe it!

A ladder leads up to the top of a rainbow, its base buried in a pot of gold
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The American Dream may well be anchored in your very own pot of gold that supports your Housing Ladder, offering you wealth and prosperity. Turns out, however, that earning enough to support your very own home in America is not quite the bargain that it used to be1.

Are you prepared to go hungry from time to time? Maybe taking on an extra job or two, to bridge some of the those unexpected costs that sneak up to attack you from behind?

The article below lists some of the sacrifices that for many are now necessary to keep a roof over their heads.

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  1. And perhaps never was. Try: Bad News For ‘American Dream’ Buyers. Your Home Ownership Strategy May Suck, Big Time.