Sometimes the Only Way Out of Debt is Up

On the first day of classes, the University of Pittsburgh’s main campus and its towering “Cathedral of Learning” welcome thousands of new and returning students. Among them this year is Tiffany Landis, a 33-year-old mother of three. Tiffany went from being a stay-at-home mom and military wife to helping make ends meet by becoming a real estate agent. Now she has gone back to school to get her degree in social work and the career she has always wanted. For her family, she hopes the new career will also mean a better salary, but because she was a late acceptance, she is scrambling to sign up for classes.

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