Kim and Spencer dive into an extensive topic: College tuition. Is it really a game that we should be playing? if so, let’s understand what the rules are so we can participate in it more effectively since financial planning for college ignored makes for a scary after college experience.

Best-selling author Kim Butler and Spencer Shaw show you how to take more control of your finances. Tune in to The Prosperity Podcast to learn more about Prosperity Economics thinking and strategies today! For more strategies you can implement, read our Ultimate Guide to Financial Planning Myths. 

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Show Notes

  • The value of a four-year degree – 0:35
  • Focusing on college – 0:47
  • Getting a service degree – 1:07
  • An emphasis on online education – 2:11
  • College tuition is a cost – 2:36
  • Being able to study in a college – 3:21
  • Spending time and money on education -4:24
  • What is Opportunity Cost? – 5:49
  • Measuring the opportunity cost of college – 6:09
  • The whole college experience has become unnecessarily expensive – 6:48
  • Spencer’s college experience – 7:39
  • Focusing on online learning opportunities – 9:08
  • Kim’s recommendation: “audacity for nanodegrees” – 9:50
  • Kim’s book recommendations: The Education of Millionaires and The Last Safe Investment – 10:27
  • Finding a way to start a business – 11:08
  • Learning as a part of growing – 11:45

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