Over 44 million people in the United States have student loan debt. If you’re paying off student loans, we’re right there with you! These …
And no, this is not an article about the cost of college compared to the salary you will make. Nor is it the one that compares the income of college graduates to high school graduates.
This piece is about the hard to define value of college that is worth its weight in gold.
Stick to it, stick to it like glue! Stick to it like a spider on the wall! You really have to make it a priority in your life, and make it something that your life is now about.
Do you know how much you’re giving away in interest over the duration of the loan, just for someone to manage your money for you? Once you see this, you won’t want to keep giving extra money to the bank.
In her twenties she had 40 jobs, including dishwasher, stripper economist, social worker, tax preparer, organic farmer, bagel deliverer, zine librarian, database wizard, and bicycle valet. She has lived in a geodesic dome made of recycled political yard signs and ridden trains in 31 countries. She is pretty good at saving money.