Working for the same organization for several years I realized I was practically at a dead end job. Room for advancement was practically nonexistent and I was living paycheck to paycheck. I had to do something soon to get myself out of that corner so I started searching for alternatives. Getting a second job to supplement my income or going back to school seem to be good alternatives. Which of these two choices would be my best alternative.
A second job definitely would provide the extra income to live a better life. This also meant working longer days and perhaps even without a day off. Time devoted to my family would also be sacrificed. With all the time and sacrifices that need to be invested a second job is not the answer I was looking for. The benefits of a second job came at a high price and offered temporary results.
Going back to school would provide me with the education necessary to advance and obtain a better job. The time invested in school would be temporary and the results are permanent. According to (collegeboard.com) Over their working lives, typical college graduates earn about 73%t more than typical high school graduates. Even though the results from getting an education are