With less than three weeks to go until Christmas, what are you dreaming of? Maybe getting the perfect gift, landing the perfect job, or fulfilling your dream of buying a house? This week we take a look at the economics of gift giving, why the perfect job in paradise doesn't pay, and if owning a home is still part of the American Dream. Plus, can an independent liquor store still survive against the big-box retailers? And financial advice for investors worried about the fiscal cliff.