How to Pay for College (at any age)

by The Wall Street Geek on May 4, 2013 · 1 comment

How to Pay for College (at any age)

The unemployment rate fell recently to its lowest point since 2008! That’s great news — but still not great overall. It’s like being on “Dancing With the Stars”, and saying that you danced better than D.L. Hughley or Andy Dick.

Getting a job is still difficult. So what can you do in this economy if you need a job? Many are going back to school to specialize in a skill.

It makes sense because the way employers hire today is different. They’re looking for candidates that proved that they’re able to do something specific, either in a past job or with a certification.

That way, an employer can hire knowing that their candidate will be productive from day 1 without training. Also, certain types of jobs have disappeared and have been replaced by technology (e.g., automation). So you really need a skill now in order to find a job.

How do you pay for college or continuing education? Most importantly, how do you know what to study so that you’ll get a job?

I talk about this plus give an opinion on the stock market in this week’s podcast.

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