Return on investment

Are we headed down the wrong path to look at a college degree only in terms of dollars and cents? Should learning be reduced to a focus on its monetary value?
All bakers are after the same thing -- a delicious and profitable snack that stands out -- just like all business owners are after the same thing from their marketing -- a significant "return on investment."
The evidence is in: high-quality early childhood education works. Whether it's parenting programs for mothers of infants and toddlers, state prekindergarten, or full-time care from infancy through kindergarten, these initiatives more than pay for themselves.
Unless you've just recently been rescued from decades stranded on a deserted island, you've heard of someone buying, fixing and flipping single family homes. It has long been the staple method for the everyday person to make money in real estate.