I’m really happy with my life right now. I have a home, a great boyfriend, an adorable kitty cat, a job that pays me well, friends, family. I could go on and on.
But looking back at the choices I made 10-15 years ago just makes me cringe. What was I thinking! I wish I could go back and change a few things, but alas, I can’t. I will have to life with my financial regrets forever.
How many of us would love to go back and make different choices?
Here is what I would do differently if I could go back and make some changes.
I would have gone to a Technical College instead of a four-year college.
It would have been cheaper. I would have been done with school sooner. I would have found a job quicker.
There are many choices to major in at a Technical College. I wish I would have gone into the medical field. Sonography is just one of the many interesting degrees that is offered. Median salary for Sonographers- $79,000! I’d be happy with that!
What I did instead was spend six and a half years at a four-year college accumulating more and more student loans because I kept changing my major! For some reason I felt that I needed that Bachelor’s degree. $26,000 of student loan debt later I received that Bachelor’s degree. I’m not convinced it was worth it. This financial regret would end up being the majority of my debt. Continue reading “Financial Regrets That I Wish I Could Go Back and Change”