Top 10 benefits of a college degree

2. More benefits, higher pensions

  • close
    Nearly all college graduates save for retirement or contribute to a pension plan, but only 3 in 4 high school graduates invest in a pension plan when it's offered to them.
    View Caption
  • About video ads
    View Caption
of

Only half of high school graduates have employer-provided health insurance or pension plans, but almost 70 percent of college graduates do. Also, while 93 percent of college grads participate in employer-matching pension plans if they're available, only 3 in 4 of those who didn’t complete high school do, meaning that 1 in 4 pass up essentially free money from their employer.

9 of 10

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK