Don’t risk retirement when paying for college education

Financial planner Michael Garry often finds his advice to clients balancing retirement and college savings goals falling on deaf ears. “I tell them not to do anything (in terms of college spending) that will jeopardize retirement, and they all fight me on that,” he said. “People look at how much money they are making and don’t want their kids to be burdened with debt.” “Here is yet another reason students need to look for opportunities outside of education to demonstrate their abilities to their employers, especially those abilities that are develop after undergraduate school. Employers, however, must start recognizing that a graduate degree does not automatically equate to a successful hire.” Read the full article here: http://triblive.com/business/headlines/6185267-74/college-financial-aid#axzz34uGwN5Id

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