MSN Money – Is your degree worth $1 million — or worthless? – Saving for college
Find out which degrees and fields pay off, based on average amount spent obtaining the degree and average increase of lifetime salary. You’ll probably be happiest, though, if you don’t dig yourself deeply in debt for a field that traditionally doesn’t pay well. Make sure the size of your investment, in time and money, bears some relation to your eventual reward.
Updated May 17, 2011 and originally published September 18, 2003. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.