With college tuition increasing and student loans becoming a real problem, the question presents itself: Is college still worth it?
Many college students graduate and work jobs completely unrelated to their degree. But at least they are thousands of dollars in debt. That always makes the future seem bright!
Today on Wealth Talks, Tom and John take a hard look at college education. Is it necessary? Is it useful? Is it dangerous? Listen now on Wealth Talks.
From 1987-2017 the cost of college education has increased 212% while wages have been fairly static. Student loans are an increasing burden for more people later in life than ever before in history. The internet has made a lot of higher educational material available at no charge. Companies are starting to realize that a college degree doesn’t always equal more competence, and they’re more open to hiring and training the right people without a college degree. What could this mean for your financial future?
And whether you have a college degree or not, whether you have student loans or not, there are certain things you can do to guarantee better financial security for your family.
Also see: https://www.life-benefits.com/growth-of-student-loan-debt-5-times-faster-than-wages-over-past-decade/
There’s more behind a freight train engineers’ job than meets the eye. Have you ever heard of “in train” forces?
And there are parallels when it comes to using life insurance to maximize your financial future too. You are the engineer…be sure to get the knowledge you need to operate safely and effectively!
John and Jesse also share some information about the new Life Benefits website, how to quickly find what you need + new content.
Whether it’s private school, tutoring, college or a self-taught program - there is a price for education. Today we explore what you can do to boost your financial outcome.
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