College seems like a big racket these days to me. I know lots of folks paying off student loans all their life that don't really make that much money.
Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 17, 2015, at 9:04 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > <email@example.com> wrote: > > Depends on the education. > On average a degree in anything is a big step up, a degree in something > useful is a huge step up especially if you've worked real hard and gotten > yourself some experience through an internship or summer job. > -Curt > From: Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org> > To: Mercedes Discussion List <email@example.com> > Cc: Kaleb C. Striplin <ka...@striplin.net> > Sent: Friday, July 17, 2015 9:59 AM > Subject: Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies > > And what exactly is the value of an education these days? > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Jul 17, 2015, at 8:24 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org> >> wrote: >> >> That will be the current approach, but I will replace the car. Back in my >> day I could drive a beater but I don't want my kids driving them. It's a >> matter of personal preference. >> >> The rule here is that as long as you're in school full time the house >> provides wheels and covers expenses. He's a damned good student and a >> responsible kid for his age. I consider keeping him in a nice car a perk, >> and he knows it and is very, very appreciative. Most of his non-college >> buddies drive beaters they are constantly patching together to keep on the >> road. I want him to understand the value of an education and the ability to >> have and afford nice things as a result. Seeing that contrast on a daily >> basis makes a very powerful impression - it has on him, for sure. >> >> As the son of a first generation immigrant, I have worked hard to get where >> I am. I want my kids to have nice things and be successful, and if I can >> contribute to that while making sure they have a good set of values and >> appreciate what it takes to get where we are, I'm happy to do so. >> >> Dan >> >> Sent from my iPad >> >>> On Jul 17, 2015, at 9:02 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes >>> <email@example.com> wrote: >>> >>> Eh. Just bash it back into approximately the right shape and replace the >>> light. College kid right? He drives what rolls, if he doesn't like it he >>> can get a job and buy his own car... >>> -Curt >>> From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org> >>> To: Okie Benz <email@example.com> >>> Cc: Dan Penoff <d...@penoff.com> >>> Sent: Friday, July 17, 2015 5:39 AM >>> Subject: Re: [MBZ] S500 Ouchies >>> >>> I looked there as well. They h _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com