Archive for January, 2013:

College & Return on Investment

Written on January 28th, 2013 by Jamesno shouts

Money magazine ( has an interesting article this month that prompts parents and students alike to think about college/degree choices based on ROI (return on investment).  They ask the question, will that pricey university help your kids get a better paying job vs. the same degree at a less expensive college?  How about the degree in general, should students look at the salary schedules and job prospects prior to enrolling in a degree program?

One website will let you look at a variety of metrics regarding starting salaries and degree programs from colleges.

This website: will let you look at the actual ROI for the college/degree program:

It’s never to early to try and steer your kids toward a college/degree program that will actually allow them to get a return on their (your) investment.

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fiscal cliff deal

Written on January 2nd, 2013 by Jamesno shouts

Here is a link to a summary of the tax portion of the deal.  We will see what happens in 60 days when the spending cut negotiations take place:

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