College Students Need to Choose Majors Wisely

Happy Tuesday, Heroes! I thought you’d enjoy a peek at the infographic below about college majors and what choices can result in good paying careers. I do think that looking at the pay structure of any field is a good idea, but we shouldn’t encourage our young people to make their career choices based solely […]

Consider the ROI of a College Education

I really found this infographic on the ROI (Return On Investment) of a college education to be enlightening. And slightly annoying. Costs have gone up 4 times faster than other consumer prices? Not cool.

Handy Guide Helps Teens With College Choices

So….college. It looms before us. You feeling that way? Yet? Now that the older boys are 14, college-or at least post-high-school training-is a regular topic. We’ve talked about costs and locations, and have a couple of general plans in mind. It is ultimately up to the boys and how they fare in school as well […]

Help Your Teen Choose the Right Career

When your son or daughter comes to you looking for advice on what to be when they grow up, you might have a hard time holding back ideas. After all, we want the best for our children, and we believe they can be the best at whatever they do. If you take a moment to […]

How to Negotiate the Best Deal on a College Education

It’s a topic that will significantly impact both your child and your bank account: how to negotiate the best deal on a college education. Most parents take this subject lightly, and figure whatever the schools end up offering them is the best that they will get. Nothing could be further from the truth. When you […]

What You Need to Know to Get Your Child Ready for College

Now that the older boys are in high school, college is on our minds quite a bit. Trust me, they’ve already heard PLENTY from us about the need to get really good grades and have a good record to show colleges when they apply. Essentially, they need to build skills and a resume even at […]