Thomas Edison State University By Thomas Edison State University • May 26, 2017

Does Postsecondary Education Pay Off? [Infographic]

Stocks can go up and down. The real estate bubble can burst. Companies can file for bankruptcy. However, there’s only one investment that historically yields greater earning potential year after year.

A college degree.

Not only do degrees matter to employers looking for skilled workers, the national data shows they impact workers in all aspects of their lives, both personally and professionally, while contributing to a stronger, more robust economy. And as workplace demands and expectations shift over time, those without advanced degrees may get left behind.

Check out the following infographic that outlines how earning a college degree influences lifetime earnings, marriage success and likelihood of surviving unemployment during an economic downturn.

TESU Postsecondary Education Pays Off Infographic.

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