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Learn To Earn


Want to boost your salary? Invest in education.

When it comes to making more than just a living wage, most people's parents say that you have to go to school. In fact, they're absolutely right.

Despite the soaring cost of education, advanced degrees are proven to boost salaries. In 2006, workers with bachelor's degrees earned 28% more than workers with associate's degrees. They also made 50 percent more than workers with high school diplomas and a stunning 98% more than those who never graduated high school, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

But earning an advanced degree isn't just tantamount to making more money-soon it may be necessary to have a job, at all. The fastest growth in new jobs between 2004 and 2014 will go to workers with a bachelor's degree or higher, according to one government study.

Of course, an investment in education usually requires a lot of time, and a lot of money. Perhaps that's why websites like have popped up, offering people "fake" degrees for as little as $600. But can they really help you earn more money?

Join Hoofy and Boo as they take a closer look at how investing in an education (real, or otherwise) may be the best way to boost your returns.

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