According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.
It’s the same story everywhere, even at the most expensive colleges in America. Parents who write those big tuition checks have to ask their children’s permission for access to progress reports and transcripts.
It may soon get more expensive to finance your college education. Congress has another battle coming to a head and if lawmakers don’t make a deal by Friday, interest rates will jump in millions of student loans.
Carmen Wong Ulrich, finance expert and author of “The Real Cost of Living,” sat down with TV-55’s John Elliott and Lisa Kerney to answer the 5 big questions people have about money