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Record Pay Gap between College and High School Grads

January 19, 2017 by Mandy Byrd |
PictureofStudentGraduating.jpgIf you're on the fence about whether to finish your bachelor's degree, check out this article from ABC News, which says that college graduates are more likely to:
 
Earn more. In 2015, college grads earned 56 percent more on average than those with high school diplomas only.
 
Save for retirement. A recent study showed that college grads saved 26 percent more in retirement plans than their high-school counterparts.
 
Move to find work. Companies cast a wider net for higher-skilled jobs, giving college grads more opportunities.
 
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