Restoring Our American Dream

The Best Investment

Foreword by the Honorable Brent Scowcroft
Afterword by P. J. O’Rouke


Indie Book Award Finalist Best Book Social Change
Mom’s Choice Award–Adult Books: Business / Entrepreneurial


Indie Book Award Finalist Best Book Social Change
Mom’s Choice Award–Adult Books: Business / Entrepreneurial

A new, upbeat, book from Michael Farr – one of CNBC’s most popular financial commentators and experienced investor – brings to the forefront solutions to America’s struggle to regain the respect and values on which our country was founded. Trust has eroded from Government, Banks, Wall Street, and big business-Restoring Our American Dream provides a blueprint for a future that reasserts America’s leadership position in the increasingly complex world of intertwined global economies.

What People Say:
“Mom, apple pie, and American Dreams are the fabric of America. We need to get back on track. We need to re-focus on our American values of hard work, self-reliance, and tenacity. America is the can-do country where dreams really do come true. It’s time to remember that success and prosperity are good things and make our country stronger. Let’s get back to a nation that is focused on creating wealth rather than one focused on distributing it. Americans are the greatest people in the world, and Michael Farr’s book is trumpeting the importance of restoring those values that made America a “shining city upon a hill.” Read this book!” – Larry Kudlow, Host, CNBC’s “The Kudlow Report”

“In this important book, Michael Farr simplifies and elevates the key principles necessary for our success as individuals and as a nation. His prescriptions for restoring the American dream come down to conducting ourselves with a sense of stewardship for the gifts our generation have received, and which we must pass on to our children.”- Robert Silberman, CEO of Strayer Education, Inc., United States Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs, retired), Assistant to the CEO of International Paper, retired

“Restoring Our American Dream is a new book by Michael Farr about hope and the possibilities of a richer life for those who follow their own road to the American Dream. Michael’s searching for a smoother path toward a better America has some fine ideas which should help all of us.”-Former Internal Revenue Service Commissioner and former Democratic National Committee General Counsel, Sheldon Cohen, Esq.


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About the Author

Michael K. Farr is President and majority owner of Farr, Miller & Washington, LLC. He is Chairman of the Investment Committee and is responsible for overseeing the day to day activities of the firm. Prior to starting FM&W, he was a Principal with Alex Brown & Sons.

Mr. Farr is a paid Contributor for CNBC television and has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, NBC’s Nightly News, CNN, Bloomberg, Reuters, and the Nightly Business Report. Mr. Farr is heard on Associated Press Radio and National Public Radio, and he has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, The Washington Post, Businessweek, USA Today, and many other publications. He is a member of the Economic Club of Washington, DC, National Associaton for Business Economics, The World Presidents’ Organization, and The Washington Association of Money Managers. He is the author of A Million Is Not Enough, published by Hachette Book Group USA in 2008, and The Arrogance Cycle, September 2011 by Globe Pequot Press.

Mr. Farr is the Chairman of the Sibley Memorial Hospital Foundation. He also serves on the Board of Trustees at Sibley Hospital; he is the former Vice Chairman of the Board of the Salvation Army; he is a former member of the Board of Trustees of Ford’s Theatre; he is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Traveler’s Aid Society, Nation’s Capitol Progress Foundation, and the Paul Berry Academic Scholarship Foundation, as well as a member of the Board of the Neediest Kids. Mr. Farr is a graduate of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He is married and has two children.