After reading this article. in the morning, the headline stuck in mind for the entire day. Why? Because I absolutely can't believe that people are taking out student loans for kids who are only 4 or 5 years old!
I'm a firm believer in the importance of a good education. For most people, it's priceless. A good education can pay off for years and years - often in ways you don't even realize. And education doesn't always mean a college degree, or graduating from a prestigious prep school. Learning is something that can occur just about anywhere. But I'm not blind to the fact that there are good schools - and there are bad schools. And there's nothing wrong with parents wanting to do everything in their power to send their kids to a good school.
I get that.
Heck, one of the biggest reasons we moved to the town we currently live in is for the highly regarded school system. And a lot of my tax money goes into this school system. So it's not like this good education is entirely free. My taxes are definitely NOT cheap!
But going into debt for a kid that is 4 or 5 years old?
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