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America’s Divided Recovery

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in Financial Focus

America’s Divided Recovery

With a growing chorus of college grads bringing their student loan woes to the forefront of this election cycle, many have questioned the value of a college education. Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce recently put out a striking report that depicts the growth in the labor market since the Great Recession. Workers with an Associate’s degree or even some college have fared far better in the workforce adding 3.1 million jobs versus those with only a high school diploma who have added a meager 80,000 jobs. Workers with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher? They’ve added 8.4 million jobs.

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