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student loans

Earn a Free Associates Degree

Student loans in this country top over $1 trillion. It is not uncommon to see people graduate from college with $100,000 in student loans hanging around their neck, which won’t get paid for 10, 20, or even 30 years.  I think with any type of job training there has to …


Planning and Paying for College

Planning and Paying for college is a major undertaking for most families. I believe strongly that further education is important to our success as individuals and as a society. Further education does not necessarily mean a 4 year bachelors degree for a desk job. Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs fame …

finance education

Personal Finance Education in Schools

Yesterday I was having a conversation with some of the guys I work with (or was it today, Night shift gets me all turned around.) and we started talking about personal finance education in schools.  When I attended High School we had block scheduling, with 4 courses a day for …