What are you supposed to do when trying to find the right news source for you? Some people prefer to hear the news from watching TV. Others may prefer reading the newspapers. Then, there are some who look for independent news sources via the internet.
Are you ever really getting the full news story? Or are you getting what that specific news source wants to tell you? Are all news stories biased? Or do you find that some are completely unbiased?
Are you the type of person that prefers hearing only limited parts of the news because you believe some news is meant to not reach the public for a reason? Or are you the type of person that believes that the public has the right to hear the entire news story?
What are you supposed to do when you feel like you haven’t found the source of news that you like? Should you stop watching or listening or reading the news? Or should you listen to all sources of news and gather your own opinion on what is factual and what is not?
Both sides to an argument could prove their argument if they are capable to convince others. So, couldn’t news sources convince its viewers to believe their opinion of the story? How are you supposed to find a source that will ultimately just state the facts? Is that even possible?
What are you supposed to do if you want to hear just the factual aspects of the news story? Or what are you supposed to do if you prefer to hear not only the facts but both view points in order to make your own opinion? Is that even possible? Or are we living in a world that promotes just right and wrong rather than partially right and partially wrong?
As the year begins and campaigns start, what are you supposed to do when deciding which politician to vote for?
What happens if your beliefs vary among a couple of politicians? How do you make your vote? Do you vote based on a specific issue or do you vote based on who you think will have the better chance to win?
How do you make your decision when you are not fully satisfied with a candidate?
What happens if you feel strongly about women’s rights but your against a larger governing power? What happens if you believe in decreasing the budget but also believe that the government should step in during emergencies?
What are you supposed to do if you don’t agree that everyone should have to choose between two extreme parties? Should you vote a third party or should you choose one of the two dominant parties? If you vote a third party, do you think it will make a difference? Do you think that it is a wasteful vote? Or do you believe that voting a third party will satisfy your desire to not have to choose between two parties that your not fully satisfied with?
How do you make your decision on voting day? Do you weight the pros and cons for each candidate? Or do you pick a couple issues that you feel strongly about and choose the candidate that has the same views as you?
What are you supposed to do if you walk up to the voting booth and want to give partial votes to each candidate? Should you feel that your thoughts are ridiculous? Or should you feel that maybe you have a point and the current system is not up to par with society?
What are you supposed to do when you know the field you want a career in but have no mentor to guide you in the right path?
What happens if you have been out of school for some time and internships are not an option? How do you find your first step into the field of your choice?
What websites do you use to find career opportunities in a specific field? What happens if your specific field rarely has any job openings but you really want to be in that field? Do you research companies that you would want to work for? Or do you just wait until a position opens up?
Should you consider that the only way into the field you want is by knowing someone? Or do you still hold onto that hope that maybe that will not be the case?
Today, many people are struggling to find jobs. Some even stopped searching. Should you accept the fact that you at least have a job even though it might not be your dream career? Or should you keep trying to find that career that you desperately desire?
What are you supposed to do if you are not a well connected person and are searching for a career?
You dream of your career each and every day. You can’t wait until you walk into the job that you know that you will love. Reality; however, might ruin your plans.
What are you supposed to do if you need to go to graduate school in order to obtain your dream job? How are you supposed to afford school when you are struggling to pay your current student loans, live at home and don’t have a steady job?
What happens if your graduate education requires you to move? How do you afford to rent an apartment when you can’t even afford rent now?
How will you find a job? What happens if you could only find a part time job and you are not eligible to take out loans for rent and food? How will you survive? Will you have to drop out of graduate school after your first semester?
It is slowly becoming the norm that many graduate students don’t receive enough financial aid and unfortunately don’t learn this until after their first year. What are you supposed to do if you are about to start your last year and realize that you don’t have any money to finish? Is that fair that you worked hard your first year and now you are offered no financial aid for the second year?
If a graduate degree is becoming the equivalent of what a bachelors degree used to be, then, how are people supposed to obtain careers if they are not given the opportunity to continue their education? After receiving an undergraduate degree, many people struggle with finding jobs. What is expected of them if they can’t continue their education? Will they have a future?
What are you supposed to do if your undergraduate degree is not helping you find a career but you are unable to afford a graduate degree? What are your options?
After many months of job searching, you finally start to see opportunity. However, how do you decide which opportunity to take?
Today, many people are skeptical about their jobs and careers. There is no loyalty from employers to employees. Employers think of their company before thinking of their staff. Employers think of the future rather than living in the present. With this new sense of mentality, there is no security or trust.
What are you supposed to do when deciding which job to pursue? Do you take the job that is more secure and provides a pension but pays very low or do you take the job that has a higher pay but no benefits or pension?
In this day and age, there are no guarantees. A job that looks promising today may not be very promising next month.
What are you supposed to do when the job market is all over the place? How do you find security? How do you find a career that will pay your bills and prepare you for retirement?
Everybody has to make tough decisions but should people have to make decisions based on societal, governmental or economical mistakes? Should people have to suffer because the system is not organized for success?
What are you supposed to do when deciding which job will have the better outcome? If you choose the job that pays higher and has no benefits, what will happen when you start to age? Will the company force you out in order to hire someone younger? Will your pay be high enough in order to save for retirement? How about healthcare? Will your savings cover the cost of healthcare for many years?
What if you choose the job that provides all the perks and benefits but a very low income? You will not have to worry about healthcare or retirement but will your salary cover the cost of your living expenses? How many years will you have to live paycheck to paycheck? Will it be worth the benefits if you can’t live today? What happens if you don’t live a long life? Was it worth the struggle for all those years?
How can we make a better future? What are we supposed to do in order to provide job security and retirement plans for all? Will it take individuals to make a change or will society as a whole have to come together to make a difference?
What are you supposed to do when your child asks you if they should attend college?
The immediate response, for the most part, would be to obtain an education. Parents want the best for their children. They want them to have all the opportunities that are available to them. However, is a college education worth it?
On one hand, you want your child educated. You want them to learn as much as possible. You want them to be able to read and write. You want them to be successful. You want your child to receive an education that they deserve.
On the other hand, do you want your child to have student loan debt? Is a college degree worth the burden? Will the education that your child will receive equal to the amount that you will pay?
Are we moving towards a society that is forced to be uneducated? Or are we choosing to educate ourselves during our own time rather than in a structured setting?
Do you tell your soon to be high school graduate the truth behind college and what it would take to obtain an education? Or do you tell them to go to college and you find a second job to supplement your income in order to pay for their schooling? Or do you tell them that they should not go to college?
As college graduates who are struggling to pay their student loan debt are reaching the age of having children, what type of perspective will they have when they raise their children? Will the upcoming generation be embedded with the idea that college is the worse decision of their life?
What are we, as a society, supposed to do in order to make sure we don’t have a future filled with uneducated people?
What are you supposed to do to prepare for the future when you don’t even know if you have a future?
Many people are in debt and are questioning what to do to handle their situation. Should you attempt to pay as much as you can? Should you use the extra money to save for an emergency or retirement? Should you buy life insurance?
How do you use your money wisely? How do you try and plan for a future when you don’t know if you will be alive tomorrow? Should you live your life day to day or should you prepare for your future? How do you decide which option is the best one for you?
It is a responsible decision to have a savings and be prepared for the future; however, how are you supposed to prepare when you are buried in debt?
What happens if you choose to pay off some debt even if it is only a little bit? How do you decide where to distribute the extra money? Do you pay off some of your credit cards? Student loans? Car loan? Medical bills? Or do you take the extra money and save for a car? A house? Retirement? Emergency fund? Or do you take the extra money and open up a savings? A CD?
If you decide to work an additional part-time job and use that income to better your financial standing, where do you use that money? How do you determine which option is best for you? Should you contact a financial adviser? Should you write a pro and con list? Or should you try and examine the numbers to figure out how to save the most money?
What are you supposed to do to relieve stress in a way that makes you financially responsible when deciding on how to manage money?