Should I pay for a certification or continue to get my degree?

As we know the economy is bad. My current job sold the subsidiary that I and a coworker do the accounting for. Our supervisor decided to layoff another coworker and divide her work among us, but by my math we're still 1 over. I have approx 11 classes left for my degree. I cannot afford to take more than 1 at a time. $750/two month class. I almost have enough saved for another class but with this turn of events at work, I am wondering if it would be best for me to get a certification in an accounting software to become more marketable to other employers. A quickbooks proadvisor certification is @$450 for a yr membership with a possible 4-5 certifications. Which should I choose?? I would continue my degree afterward, but is this detour worth it??
By AcctgGirl 10 years ago :: Workplace/Co-workers
  • Rafael Morales Toia
    MA-MS, MHT-MHRS
    I have extensive training and expertise in clinical, counseling, transpersonal/integral psychology and coaching. I provide support to those willing to work on themselves… $1.38/minute
       4.84/5 Chat Now Call Now
  • Andrea McCrary
    LMHC, MS, MEd
    Are you having relationship issues in your marriage or family and need a professional to gain greater understanding and hope of your situation? I would love to help. $1.25/minute
       4.9/5 Chat Now
  • View More Experts
    13