'Why I'm Moving to Ecuador to Pursue the American Dream'

07/26/2012 10:26 am ET | Updated Sep 25, 2012
  • Gabrielle Karol LearnVest

What does the "American Dream" mean to you?

For most people, it means if you work hard, you can raise a beautiful family, own a comfortable home, send your children to college and eventually retire.

But with the economy still reeling from the recent recession, that dream has been shaken for many--especially those who saw their retirement investments plummet in the stock market.

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