One of the best investments you can make for yourself, as a member of the working class, is to obtain more education and training in your chosen line of work. In today’s weak employment climate, which may last for several years, having top notch skills is very important. Your career is the key to your future financial security, and if your present job does not pay well, or if you are not happy with what you are doing, a career change may make sense. To give you a head start in another career, enroll in programs with your new career in mind. If you are retired, check out the many continuing education programs available in your community or elsewhere. This will give you an opportunity to learn about subjects that you had always wanted to better understand.