8 December 2011
Welcome to part 4 of our series on Responsible Borrowing for your education. Today, we’re looking at the value of an education.
According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau EDUCATION PAYS! Workers with a bachelor’s degree earned an average of $53,976.00 in 2010. By contract, those with some college or an Associate’s degree earned an average of $39.884.00 during the same period; a difference of 74%. The average earning of those with just a high school degree in 2010 was $32,552.
Undoubtedly, the investment you make in your education is a sound investment, but how can you maximize the benefit while minimizing your long term debt?
Stay Tuned for Part 5: Taking Control of Your Future!