In the professional world, it's long been held that
obtaining a college degree sets you up to ascend the corporate ladder and establish a fruitful career.
Well, that convention is about to get turned on its head, according to Ric Edelman, founder and executive chairman of
Edelman Financial Services, one of the nation's leading financial advising firms, and author of the new book "
The Truth About Your Future: The Money Guide You Need Now, Later, and Much Later."
"The notion of going to college and emerging at age 22 with a degree in a field and an expertise that you're going to engage in for the rest of your working career is gone," Edelman told Business Insider in
a recent Facebook Live...
Don't expect the skills you learn in college to keep you viable forever.
Experience and continuous learning are vital, but college education provides the foundation for knowing how to adopt information and adapt to experiences. IMHO, it's not one or the other. Same thing with K-12 - what is taught there is a basis, and it's up to students to expand their knowledge base through reading (a tool provided through education) and observation.
except employers will always add the weight of a degree over anyone else in the pool of candidates. if you want to remain competitive, you have no choice but to fork over the 50k lol
Wish we'd treat the skilled trades people with the respect they get in.other countries. This country needs pipefitters, welders, hvac, electricians, auto/ diesel mechanics etc.
Bill Gates just gave away 5% of his fortune.
This law has an eye out for any disparities between people's salaries.