Learning and Earning
It pays to stay in school. How long you stay in school is one of the biggest factors in increasing your earning power. The pay-off is obvious when you look at the average earnings of different levels of education. Select an education level below to see how much money you might earn per year.
Professional degree $80,200
Continuing your education beyond high school qualifies you for many more jobs. Think of it as a life full of learning and an investment in yourself. Education helps you grow in a career or change your career as your life unfolds.
Select an education level below to see how much money you might make over 40 years, a work life. The numbers in the list are estimated “average” earnings.
Professional degree $4.4 million
Keep a money diary that tracks what you save and spend. It will tell you about when, why, and how you use money.