The New American Dream: Building Wealth Beyond Homeownership

Owning a home is fine — renting can be too

Ben Le Fort
6 min readFeb 1, 2024

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It’s time we stop fetishizing homeownership.

Homeownership has long been associated with “The American Dream.” I think it’s time we completely disconnect homeownership from living some kind of dream life. Back when most people had a Defined Benefit pension, having a…

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Ben Le Fort

I write about behavioral finance & evidence based investing. Want to work with me? e: info@benlefort.com Here's my Substack: https://benlefort.substack.com/