Clark Howard: A college degree shouldn’t leave you broke

The state of Texas has come up with a solution to the high cost of college that I’m hoping will be a model for other states to follow.

Gov. Rick Perry remains on target with a promise he made in his State of the State address: To allow the state’s university system to deliver a standard four-year degree for a total cost of $10,000.

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YBE Editor

I am the editor-in-chief of, an online publication about the young black experience. I started the site in 2005 with the purpose of providing a positive media experience for young black men who were bombarded with negative images of self and culture in media. I wanted this to be an inspirational and educational magazine/website that taught young men to be responsible and successful in all aspects of life, while simultaneously highlighting lesser known stories of success among our people.