Entries by cmarsden

Strategies for Increasing Student Enrollment at Your Trade School

Over the last five years, post-secondary enrollments have declined, and many believe a lack of affordability is behind this steady drop in college attendance. Indeed, young adults are increasingly leaving four-year institutions with mounds of debt and no job prospects. The good news is that there is another option: trade school. Trade schools are significantly […]

Could President Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Affect Your Trade School?

In late May, President Trump released his first full budget proposal, titled “A New Foundation for American Greatness.” The plan includes significant cuts to government agencies to free up funds for increased defense spending. Trump’s 2018 budget calls for a 21% decrease in Labor Department funding, including a $1.3 billion cut to programs associated with […]

Credit Invisible? Paramount Can Help

According to a report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, close to 26 million Americans, or one in ten adults, are “credit invisible,” meaning that they do not have any credit history with a nationwide consumer reporting agency. Moreover, 19 million Americans have unscored credit records, meaning that only 8% of the adult population has […]