David Weidner, The Wall Street Journal
Hernandez gives us a road map to fix the economy. The good news is that the solution is right in front of us: community-based financial institutions
Steve Potisk, MarketWatch Radio Network
Saving the American Dream should be required reading for all in government, from Capitol Hill to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Mark Greene, CEO, FICO
A lucid narrative of how attempts to regulate Wall Street have instead trampled Main Street.
Bruce Philp, Author, Consumer Republic
A timely and passionate defense for the idea that opportunity matters more than entitlement. The dream’s salvation will be found on Main Street.
Dr. Elizabeth M. Daley, Dean, USC School of Cinema/Television
A refreshing reminder that small businesses, including small banks, are core to our ability to realize the American Dream.
Dennis Dollar, Former Chairman, National Credit Union Administration
Louis Hernandez is one of the industry’s leading innovators and his insights are both compelling and challenging.
Eng Hong Lim, Partner & Asean Practice Leader, Ernst & Young LLP, Singapore
An insightful and thought provoking account of how The Great Recession devastated the wider American banking system, hurting nearly every American — not just the Big Wall Street Banks.
Craig Rydin, Former President and CEO, Yankee Candle Company
A profound book that should resonate with those who believe a “back to fundamentals” approach to our personal and country’s economic prosperity is key to future growth.
Youngme Moon, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
With the passion of someone deeply concerned about local financial institutions and our country, Louis Hernandez Jr. offers a compelling path toward restoring the economic health and future of our nation.
Juli Anne Callis, President and CEO, National Institutes of Health Federal Credit Union
The American Dream may be on the critical list but we have time to cure that which ails us. Louis should run for President.
Brendan McDonough, Former CEO, HSBC North America
A compelling read for anyone interested in saving the American Dream for this and future generations.
Gary Greenfield, Chairman and CEO, Avid Technology, Inc.
This book reminded me what the American Dream is and why we need to cherish it. Inspiring.
David G. Carter, Ph.D., Chancellor Emeritus, Connecticut University State System
A skillful presentation of how avarice and faulty governmental programs and approaches contributed greatly to the American Dream not becoming a reality.
Aron Ain, CEO, Kronos
Louis Hernandez brings his experience, understanding and passion to a subject important to everyone with an interest in what needs to be done to fix our financial institutions.
Weldon “Butch” Leonardson, SVP & CIO, BECU, Seattle, WA
Every High School Student in America should read this book. An excellent landscape of the strengths our country has been built on, where and how we lost our way and compelling suggestions for moving forward.
Christine Barry, Research Director, Aite Group
It is a must-read for anyone proud of this country’s history and believes in the importance of preserving our leadership, encouraging competition and stimulating innovation.
Bill Handel, Vice President of Research, Raddon Financial Group
Louis forcefully calls on political, business and community leaders to pay attention to the crisis and describes what they should do to save Main Street.
Lary B. McCants, CCD, CCE, Chairman of the Board, Credit Union Executive Society
I enjoyed traveling through time and feeling Louis’ powerful and personal descriptions of how Americans dedicated their lives and souls to achieving the American Dream – and how those opportunities are now at risk.
Mike Watson, COO, Capital Community Bank, Provo, UT
A great read. Informative and relevant for the times. A thoughtful book for Main Street America.
Prof. Dr. Chira Hongladarom, Secretary General, Foundation for International Human Resource Development, Thailand
A wonderful book full of hope. It will spark people to be more committed than ever to achieving their own personal American Dream.
Guillermo Guemez, CIO, Banorte
A clear and down-to-earth examination of what is wrong and what needs to be done in America today to revive the right of everyone to pursue the American Dream.
Sittichai Ungphakorn, Vice President, Royal Forest Department Savings and Credit Cooperative Limited, Thailand
The global impact of this book is undeniable. Written not only for Americans, people from every corner of the world will find it relevant.
Steven Post, CEO, VSECU, Montpelier, VT
An eye opening look at how public policy, greed and government programs have gone wrong and spoiled the Dream.
Kitty Simons-Wijdenbosch, Chief Operations Officer, Coöperatieve Spaar- en Kredietbank GODO G.A. Suriname
Captivating — offers great insight into the critical role “people oriented” credit unions and banks play in realizing the American Dream.
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