When Is It Worth Dropping Out of College To Work?

There are many good reasons to go to college. However, college isn't right for everyone. And it might simply not be right for you at a given time in your life. You might find that it's worth dropping out of college to work. But how can you know if you're doing the right thing? Here are three big signs that it's worth dropping out of college to work instead: 1. Your Employer Will Eventually Pay For College There are many ways to get paid to go to college. While people often look only at grants and Read more [...]

Can You Really Live on Minimum Wage?

Sometimes circumstances might lead you to take a job that only pays minimum wage to avoid starvation. Right out of college or high school is one likely time to expect that pay rate. Some 29 states, dozens of cities and the District of Columbia have higher minimum wages than the federal rate of $7.25. Although some states and municipalities have debated measures that would have pushed the minimum wage in their respective locations below the federal minimum, none appears to have succeeded as of Read more [...]