Articles on Education

Why I hate the Side Hustle mentality

Making lemonade out of lemons and trying to side hustle every free hour is a sick person’s game.

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It’s not just how smart you are, it’s how you hard you stick to it

The real key ingredient to success is not necessarily being rich, beautiful or smart.

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Can you imagine your diploma or education determining the rest of your life?

Here in Canada or the U.S. we’re pretty darn lucky. Once we get into college (U.S.) or university (Canada), we can work reasonably hard, obtain […]

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I really don’t care what my kids will do as a profession when they’re older

…as long as it isn’t illegal or otherwise salacious, I’m okay with pretty much any profession. (No leaders of mafias, strippers, or drug dealers please.) […]

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Why my child will be saving for his own education fund even before he turns one

I already wrote a post on why I am NOT saving for my son’s future education but I didn’t mention the most crucial part: He’s […]

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Do your damn job as a parent

I have a parent and many relatives as teachers and professors, and I know plenty of teachers, so when I read this on Garth’s post […]

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No skill jobs are the worst on all fronts, not just in pay

Low-paying, minimum wage jobs which a large percentage of people who work in hate with a passion, are also low-skilled jobs that aren’t required to have […]

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Why I won’t be paying for my children’s college education

… increased parental financial investment actually decreases GPA, though it does increase the odds of graduation within five years. … these findings suggest that students […]

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When should you go back for your MBA if you have a business school degree?

I’ve had plenty of friends go back to get their MBAs. I think I might be one of the few out of my business school […]

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Western education is going down the toilet

So in a follow-up to my post about how we should stop seeing it as a bad thing to fail, I thought I’d share some […]

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