For the past 25 years, college tuition has increased at more than four times the rate of inflation. Unable to keep up with rising costs, students have increasingly turned to loans which, in turn, have created a debt bubble with striking similarities to the dot-com bubble, the housing bubble and the mortgage foreclosure crisis.
How do you use today’s technology, and is it a job-killer as pundits have claimed for the past 30 years or just a job-changer?
Everyone wants to get rich quickly. I certainly do. And, if you can keep a secret, I know a shortcut to a life of leisure. Are you interested? Do you trust me? Do I have your confidence? Will I have your wallet next? Every day, thousands of folks just like you and me are scammed [...]
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, homeownership in America dropped 3 percent in just the past seven years and rent is the new reality for both former homeowners and new households alike.
Benoit College reminds us that most members of the class of 2012 were born in 1990 into a world where computers and rapid communications were already commonplace. How have the changes in their world affected our world?
If we always do what we’ve always done, we’ll always get what we’ve always gotten. Versions of this adage have been around for generations, and I am as much a creature of habit as anyone, but in this season of new beginnings, is it time to look into the mirror of today’s “new normal” and [...]
We were all taught to work hard if we wanted to get ahead. Studying hard would bring good grades, and good grades would get us into good colleges. Graduating from a good college meant a good job, and more hard work would bring promotions. Promotions would bring more pay and a better lifestyle. If the [...]