Education Articles, How-Tos, Information

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.


Some Quick Facts About Education and Prosperity

  • Education is linked to higher incomes and better job opportunities, leading to increased prosperity.
  • Education helps break the cycle of poverty by improving employment prospects and reducing the likelihood of living in poverty.
  • Education drives economic growth and innovation by equipping individuals with the skills and knowledge needed for productivity and entrepreneurship.
  • Education improves health outcomes, leading to a better quality of life and reduced healthcare costs, contributing to overall prosperity.
  • Education promotes social cohesion and active civic participation, fostering social progress and prosperity.

The content we’ve published here in the education section of deal with learning through formal education programs as well as lot of new, unconventional methods for increasing knowledge.

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Education | Tutorials

Best and Most Popular WordPress Plugins

WordPress is the most popular technology used to build websites. It’s the framework for about 40% of the websites online today. If you’re thinking about building your website using WordPress, be sure to take a look at our article on How to Install and Set up WordPress. What makes WordPress such an attractive content management…

Financial Peace University Money Management Course
Budgeting | Debt | Education | Employment | Finances | Investing | Online Learning

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University

If you listen to talk radio much, you’ve most likely heard of Dave Ramsey, the radio personality who talks about money, debt, budgeting, investments, and related topics Monday through Friday each week. His show is broadcast on over 500 radio stations throughout the country to an estimated audience of over 6 million people on a… Courses and Programs
Colleges & Universities | Education | Employment | Higher Education | Online Learning

edX Courses Create Affordable Opportunities for College Credit

The cost of a college education has skyrocketed from the last generation to the current one. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 1985, the average cost to finish school at a 4-year college, including tuition, fees, and room and board expenses, was $12,274 (adjusted for inflation; the actual average cost then was…

Personal Finances Self-Reliance LDS Church
Budgeting | Debt | Education | Employment | Finances | Investing | Mortgages | Religion

LDS Personal Finances Self-Reliance Budgeting Course

Taking control of your personal finances is one the most important things you can do to experience the blessings of prosperity that are available to those who are willing to obey the principles upon which those blessings are based. Under the influence and in the grasp of the materialistic society in which we now exist,…

Thomas Jefferson Bible Believing Christian
Education | Government | Higher Education | Religion | Self Improvement

7 Lies About Thomas Jefferson, a Bible-Believing Christian

The Founding Fathers of the United States of America have long been remembered as some of the most inspired people to inhabit this planet. Their commitment to freedom and the ideas they came together to shape into the Declaration of Independence and later the Constitution has carried the principles of fundamental human rights and the…

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Children & Youth | Colleges & Universities | Education | Higher Education | Homeschool

Homeschooling: Applying Essentialism to Educating Children

Several years ago when my wife and I were preparing for our oldest child to go to school, we handpicked a nice K-12 private school that provided a great learning environment where moral and religious values aligned with ours were instilled right alongside a solid secular education. So that we’d have better access to the…

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Budgeting | Children & Youth | Education | Finances | Parenting

Self-Reliance Principles

Achieving self-reliance is a worthy goal for individuals, parents, and families. Being self-reliant brings a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction that cannot be achieved in any other way. What is Self-Reliance? Self-reliance is the ability of a person to take care of himself or herself in several different areas of life, including financially, spiritually, emotionally,…

Public Servant Loan Forgiveness PSLF Program
Debt | Education | Employment | Finances

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program

Article Summary The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program was established by the federal government to allow professionals to have their student loan debt forgiven. Participating in the PSLF program requires you to work for a qualified employer as specified by the US Department of Eduction. Qualified employers include government and non-profit organizations. Only Direct…

Helping Children Avoid Gender Confusion
Children & Youth | Education | Religion | Self Improvement

How to Prevent Homosexuality and Gender Confusion in Children

The erosion of morality and traditional values – especially over the several decades since the sexual revolution of the 1960s – has created a culture in modern society that is confusing in too many ways. Random public shootings, depression, anxiety, suicide, a general lack of honesty and integrity, and a host of other societal breakdowns… SEMRush Report Search Traffic
Education | Employment | Entrepreneurship | Tutorials

An Online Lead Generation Strategy That Always Works, the encyclopedia of prosperity, is dedicated to helping our community become more knowledgeable about how to be prosperous. To that end, this article describes a strategy for efficiently growing a business built on product marketing and sales using a proven lead generation strategy. Article Summary This article describes the steps involved in creating an…

Average Medical Student Debt
Colleges & Universities | Education | Employment | Higher Education

Average Medical School Debt

The average debt load for a graduating medical student coming out of medical school is about $200,000. That number comes from a report submitted by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) to Congress in June, 2019. That report, entitled, The Doctor is Out. Rising Student Loan Debt and the Decline of the Small Medical…

Udacity Nanodegree Programs Technical Courses
Colleges & Universities | Education | Employment | Higher Education | Online Learning

What is a Nanodegree? Udacity’s Revolutionary Education Model’s mission is to provide resources and guidance to our visitors that will help them make good educational and financial decisions. In keeping with that mission, this article about Udacity introduces their Nanodegree opportunities as a way to improve earning potential through “nano”-sized learning models that are the future of technology education. Education is changing….

How to Cancel Your Audible Account
Budgeting | Debt | Education | Finances | Online Learning

How to Cancel Your Audible Account

Audible, the world’s leading platform for distributing audiobooks and other spoken audio entertainment, is great for a lot of things. In my household, my wife and kids and I use Audible almost every day for entertainment or to educate ourselves on one topic or another. In spite of how much positive I have to say…

Scott Voelker TAS Inner Circle Mastermind Group Review
Education | Employment | Entrepreneurship | Online Learning

Scott Voelker TAS Inner Circle Mastermind Group Review

This article reviews my experience participating in Scott Voelker’s TAS Inner Circle. I hope you find it beneficial as you make a decision about whether to participate in that group or to join another Amazon coaching program (or any coaching program for that matter). I recognize that business owners are all unique, and have varying…

Bigger Pockets Suggested Reading List Real Estate Investing
Buying A Home | Education | Investing | Mortgages | Real Estate | Selling A Home

Top Real Estate Investment Books Recommended by BiggerPockets

One of the resources I’ve begun using as I’ve waded into the waters of real estate investing is an organization called BiggerPockets, which was created to encourage real estate investment by building a community and disseminating educational and other information about how to go about real estate investment. Probably the biggest hurdle (outside of having…

Music and Sports Education for Kids Personal Development
Children & Youth | Education | Homeschool

Education Can (and Absolutely Should) Include Both Music and Sports

Recently at a music competition two of my kids were participating in, I was chatting with one of the organizers about my family’s busy Saturday going between sports activities (including two basketball games and a baseball practice for two of my boys) and music oriented items on our calendar, which involved a practice for an…

Buying and Owning a UPS Store Franchise – My Experience
Education | Employment | Entrepreneurship | Online Learning

Buying and Owning a UPS Store Franchise – My Experience

Several years ago, my wife and I owned an online sporting goods business. We shipped a lot of products, which meant we spent a lot of money on shipping. As any online retail knows, shipping costs continually are on the rise, and people don’t like to pay those costs, especially since Amazon has trained the…

Why We Choose to Homeschool our Kids
Children & Youth | Education | Homeschool

Why We Choose to Homeschool Our Kids

My wife and I currently homeschool three of our four school-aged kids. We plan to ultimately homeschool all of our children for at least some portion of their early education, possibly through high school. We often have had to defend our decision to homeschool over the past six years following our decision to take our…

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Colleges & Universities | Education | Employment | Entrepreneurship | Higher Education | Online Learning

Alternatives to Going to College

Nearly two decades ago I visited my wife’s family in Texas to propose to her. The vetting process for her family involved finding out about my plans for college and career. I remember staying up until four o’clock in the morning debating with her grandpa this question: Is college necessary? His argument was unequivocally this:…

Fathers Guide for Raising Family
Children & Youth | Education | Religion | Self Improvement

Beginners Guide to Raising a Family for Fathers

Let me start out this simple guide by giving some of my background. That seems like a good starting point. I’m going to share with you some of the things I’ve learned over the past 15-plus years of being married. I’ll also go beyond that time in history and share what I’ve learned about what…

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Debt | Education | Finances

EveryDollar – The Free Budgeting App from Dave Ramsey

EveryDollar is a budgeting application that is used by millions of people and families to keep track of how they spend their money and to do other budgeting activities. The EveryDollar app is a comprehensive monthly budgeting tool, allowing users to enter and track income and expenses on a monthly basis so that they can…

The Role of Education in Achieving Prosperity

Education is one of the most critical elements of happiness, success, and prosperity. It is human nature to want to know more about our surroundings, how to improve our situation, what makes things work.

In this 21st century, education is more accessible than it has been at any point in the world’s history. Not only are there are more schools with the potential to reach more people throughout the United States an internationally, the digital revolution has made it possible to learn almost any topic anywhere there is a connection to the internet.

This section of evaluates the best ways to educate children and adults. We evaluate education techniques, discuss trends in education, describe how to make the best use of online education resources, and even take on some of the controversial topics like homeschooling versus public and private schools and determining whether or not college is for you.

We hope that you’ll use the stories, videos, and other information you find here to better educate yourself and that you’ll use that education to prosper and help others to prosper.