Investing in College: Creating a Unique Plan
It’s no secret that college is expensive. But with the right investment plan, you can make the most of your college experience. For example, many college investment funds will create a phased approach to Investing, allowing you to build wealth while you’re in school. By creating a long-term plan and staying on track, you can prepare for your future while taking advantage of the opportunities that come with college.
Thanks in part to these investment, the College of Lake County has been able to increase its endowment by more than $10 million. The college has also implemented a number of initiatives, including a new financial literacy program and a first-year mentorship program. These investment have helped CLC to become one of the top four-year colleges in Illinois.
The state's 86th Legislature has the unique opportunity to improve college access and affordability by increasing investment in higher education. Such investment could include expanding funding for student aid, providing additional resources for career and technical education, and expanding support for college affordability initiatives. Additionally, the Legislature could focus on reducing the number of students who graduate from high school without a career plan,” Watts suggested.
Walmart's plan to hire more drivers from within the company began with its $200 million investment in driver-training programs. The company also plans to invest in technology and training programs to help drivers become more efficient and better-equipped. Walmart and Amazon aren't the only companies Investing big in the transportation industry – many other companies, from Uber to FedEx, are Investing in driver training and technology in order to keep up with the industry's ever-changing demands.
In New York, the NY Forward community will develop a Strategic investment Plan to support business growth and job creation. This plan will focus on initiatives that help businesses grow and create jobs, such as workforce development, entrepreneurship, and industry-specific investment. The Village of Wellsville's vision is to capitalize on its unique location and natural resources, and the Strategic investment Plan will help to make this possible.
We implemented a strategic plan focused on people, relationships and quality in Colorado Springs School District 11. This plan included investment in professional development, technology, and facility improvements. As part of this plan, D-11 is Investing in the future of Colorado Springs by establishing a partnership with the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to create a new high school.
In Anderson County, Bosch plans to invest $200 million and create up to 1,000 new jobs. This investment will help to support the local economy and is part of the company's plan to create a “global hub” for Bosch in South Carolina. Furthermore, The Future through the South Carolina Technical College System will be supported by this investment.
It's Mike Sweeney from Florida State University College of Medicine. We have an innovative approach to financial planning for students. Our goal is to create a long-term plan and kind of just stay on track with that plan. We have a number of strategies in place to help students manage their finances while they're in school.
In Texas, the Texas A&M System is Investing in a unique public-private sector partnership with the Tarrant County College District. This partnership is designed to provide students with high-quality, affordable education. The partnership will focus on increasing access to college, providing scholarships and financial aid, and preparing students for success in the workforce. Tarrant County College's Trinity River Campus opened in 2009 and is home to the Tarrant County College System's first-ever four-year degree program.