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The New Green Deal

I recently saw an article that asked this question:  What if students were able to invest their student loan payments towards retirement, instead of paying off the loans with that money? But a college loan is supposed to be an investment.

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Beware the Educational Industrial Complex

President Dwight Eisenhower’s 1961 Farewell Address remains consequential. A five-star general, Ike warned of the dangers of the Military-Industrial Complex—an informal alliance between our military and business establishments.

“Want fries with that?” is not in the working vocab for these graduates.

From Business Insider (via BroBible) comes this list of what some college BA / BS grads can expect: Median Position Starting Salary Mid-career Salary Statistics $49,300 $99,500 Computer Science $58,400 $100,000 Applied Mathematics $50,800 $102,000 Computer Engineering $62,700 $100,500 Electrical Engineering $63,400 $106,000 Nuclear Engineering $66,800 $107,000 Chemical Engineering $67,500 $111,000 3. Actuarial Mathematics $56,100 …

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