You are Investing in your future, in real skills, modern technology. You will be surprised that you can apply your coding skills to any type of work you are doing. You will be able to simplify your daily routine by programming your regular activities implementing ITTT algorithms. Knowing your basics you will discover variety of open source and free software available for you. You will be able to implement existing APIs that other startups. These skills are applicable to any type of modern jobs: sales, bizDev, advertising, accounting, consulting etc.
It is a real thing: you can do it. You do not need to be special or to have Computer Science degree to do it. Even more: if you have your CS degree, you’d better to know how to build real things. It is a real life skill you need.