Re: Career Recommendation
Originally Posted by Caveat Emperor
Can you afford to pay for any schooling out of pocket, or would you be taking on debt in order for your wife to go back to school? I ask, because it's important to factor in the cost of re-education (both in actual dollar amounts and lost time that could be spent working in a different field) into this decision. It's not always the case that schooling "pays for itself" in these types of situations -- especially when you're going back late and don't have the full working lifetime to earn the investment back. Plus, any educational debt is nondischargeable in bankruptcy -- which means you're saddled with it no matter what else happens in your life.
She is currently employed at Fed Ex as a night time handler. We know Fed Ex does pay for schooling as long as it is for like 4 year schools and not some of these other schools that seem to be kinda "fly by night". Ivy Tech is in Indiana and I believe it is a 4 year school, but if the Technician program is less than 4 years I would assume Ivy Tech would still pay for it. This is something we need to check into.
Thanks for the input everyone. She seems somewhat interested in the XRay technician program.
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