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Why College Is Worth the Money for Almost Everybody

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School still pays. The cost of earning a college degree pays off with consistently higher lifetime earnings, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Earnings for those with college degrees averaged about $20,300 more per year over the past four decades than for workers without one, Mary Daly, the bank’s associate director of research, and researcher Yifan Cao said in a report Thursday.