Comment: I was laid-off January 2010.

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I was laid-off January 2010.

I collected unemployment 3 months before I found another job.
Of course my new job requires me to commute about 3 hours each day but I have to do what is needed.

I never went to college. I couldn't afford it at the time. I'm glad I didn't.
If I went to college just out of High school, I would have spent all kinds of money learning something that would NOT make me employable.

Now that I know better, my money would be well spent learning something useful, employable.

A college degree is not a guarantee of a job or even happiness. It is becoming more a guarantee of debt with not much to show for it.