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Book Review Title: "Retirementology: Rethinking the American Dream in a New Economy" Author: Gregory Salsbury, Ph.D. Publisher: FT Press, 2010; 240 pages; $17.99 It is my real estate fixation, perhaps, that has led me to believe that most people use the phrase "The American Dream" to refer to homeownership or the happily-married-with-two-kids-a-dog-and-a-housedom vision. We all know that version of the American Dream -- or at least the house and kids elements thereof -- has undergone a wholesale rethink in light of the foreclosure crisis and the recession. However, it is also logical to conclude that the retirement plans and dreams of many Americans have also been undone and rethought, in light of portfolio plummeting recessionary forces, and advances in ...