The year 2011 provided several arguments to skip college -- high unemployment rates, tuition hikes and a harsh job market for grads. Go anyway!
According to a 2010 report by Georgetown University, 63 percent of jobs offered by 2018 will require postsecondary education. It may seem counterintuitive, but investing in a higher education is the best way to bounce back from a recession. College graduates have access to more jobs opportunities in fast-growing industries and emerging markets ... and have better chances of earning larger salaries.
You can cut college costs by searching for scholarships early and investigating awards in your community.
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Food costs eating up your budget? Try growing your own produce.
Planning, clipping and budgeting can save you money on your food bill.
Benefits start at age 62 through 70. Do you collect it right away or hold off as long as you can?
Leslie Corcoran, CFP, discusses using immediate annuities for retirement income.
Do you have a life insurance policy for your dependents? Is it enough?
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