Is A College Degree Worth It?

I was reading an interesting article on Yahoo Finance about a bunch of teenagers that are being paid by a technology billionaire to skip going to college. These 17 and 18 year olds are being giving the opportunity to skip the college experience after high school graduation and go right to work. The offer comes from Paypal founder Peter Thiel. He was also an early investor in Facebook as well. Thiel is offering $100,000 a year annual salaries to gifted entrepreneurs with great business ideas.  [Read more...]

What College Major Will Make You Rich?

The last few years have led to the worst job market that I have seen in my lifetime. Lots of students are graduating from college only to find that they are unable to find gainful employment. There are a hundred people or more applying for every single job opening. In order to give yourself the best chance at finding a good job, you need to select the right major. Selecting the right major can lead to a high starting salary and lots of career opportunity. So, what major should you select? [Read more...]