Josh Becker

Josh Becker

Michael Brownrigg

Michael Brownrigg

Every year, the Federal Reserve asks: “Could you cope with an unexpected $400 medical bill?” In the 2021 survey, the Fed found around 40% of all Americans said they didn’t know how they would pay for the unexpected bill. 

What happened to the American dream, where everyone who worked hard had savings, not to mention could afford a decent home, a good education for their kids, and a family vacation? Most importantly, what can we do now to revive it?

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Dirk van Ulden

Finally a program that is actually helping folks to get an opportunity to participate in the American dream and strengthening our economy. Thank you for sponsoring this initiative.

craigwiesner

Yes! Making it easier to create worker owned cooperatives, especially in businesses where the employees had worked for years, is wonderful.

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