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Can You Afford Your Dream Career?

Money is certainly the leveler of many a dream. But it doesn’t have to be, and there are some great resources to help you work through the money issues related to your dream. So dream on. Dream big. And plan. Read More

Great way to strangle your dreams

"... It’s one thing to fantasize about leaving that law practice to start the pear farm: it’s another to begin living out the lifestyle changes to save money and develop the dream. You may learn that a high income and a certain lifestyle are more important after all-- and that is a valuable piece of learning..."

Or you might learn that there is no way on earth you can cut back far enough short of making your spouse and children live by the side of the road on kitchen scraps, and that you are going to be stuck doing a job you don't like for the rest of your life. Then what do you do?

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Katharine Brooks, Ed.D., is the Executive Director of the Office of Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University. She is the author of You Majored in What?

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