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Taking the Plunge After Cutting the Cord

Monday, May 27th, 2013, by

This holiday weekend has me thinking about the vastly different world we are passing on to our children and grandchildren. The question that was asked of young men in my generation was…”what branch of the military did you serve in?”.  Since the draft was abolished forty years ago, the question has no real meaning today.  […]

Rethinking College Funding..It’s About Time

Thursday, July 19th, 2012, by

From time to time, you can almost feel the ground shifting beneath your feet, as attitudes and expectations adjust to market reality. This was brought to mind when I saw the results of a recent Sallie Mae (Student Loan Marketing Association) survey.  Two years ago,  during the 2009-2010 academic year, 59% of parents felt that […]