If you were thinking about getting a degree, go the cheapest route possibly right now to have as little debt possible from the education process. If leg two of the Depression 2.0 does kick in this winter and next year, we'll see 13-15% unemployment and taking on debt that you cannot get rid of unless you die is unwise. This especially applies to culinary schools (what a rip off now).
Check out Itulip for macroeconomic essays. Eric Janszen is pretty sharp.