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The distressing American job situation

In just the last 13 weeks, more than double the 25 million jobs created in the last decade have been lost.  With the total supply of jobs not in equilibrium to demand, a job shortage exists, so anyone searching for a job will be competing more than at any time in the last decade against …

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The State of A College Education: How Golden Is The Golden Ticket? Part 3

In Parts 1 and 2, sentiment amongst college students and prospective college students may already be declining, which could be exacerbated even further, as we weather the current global pandemic with closed college campuses and students dispersed to their childhood homes. Additionally, the last of the Millennials are now college graduates, but experiencing a current …

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Why a College Degree May Not Be a Guarantee of “Wealth” and Prosperity

  Hat Tip: Whatever It Takes to Never Give Up, Doug Noland   Related PostsNavigating Fall 2021 College Admissions: Test-Optional Policies And, The Oops! Award for Fall 2016 College Admissions Goes To… College Rankings: What Are They Worth?

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The Worth of Wealth

What is wealth?  The Urban Institute recently reported that the average net worth of today’s 29 to 37 year old has fallen 21% in comparison with previous generations since 1983.  On the surface, this idea of “less wealth” may seem like a bad thing, as generally, I don’t like to be “less” at anything.  However, …