The price of a four-year college degree has increased much faster than the price of a two-year degree, yet there’s only a small wage gap between the two. Interesting…..
Will this lousy economy make the empty nest extinct? Moving in back in with the folks is on the rise.
A recent survey found that nearly 3/4 of new college grads in the United Kingdom intend to move out of the country in order to find better career prospects. Their #1 destination? The United States (specifically, New York City).
Uh, guys? We hate to tell you, but our economy’s pretty crummy, too.
One traditional way of going to college for free is to join the military. Young people who commit to a branch of the military for a certain time period either earn a college degree during their period of service, or else the government covers their college costs after they leave the military.
But this option is no longer a sure thing: in fact, it’s becoming harder to even qualify for the military.
Lately, great entrepreneurship stories just keep popping up (there’ll be another one next post). But for today, what a way to educate your teens and young adult children without racking up student loan debt! Here’s a great article that also includes an interesting video interview of a man who teaches people how to grow food in cities. The young people who come to work with him are getting an invaluable education in a growth area: organic gardening. Learn more HERE.