Welcome to part 4 of Your Guide to Responsible Borrowing. 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!