The wage gap between those with a college education and those without one is growing, new research shows, while younger college grads also expressing greater job satisfaction.
Once you graduate from college, you may believe you can stop thinking much about what happens at your alma mater. But you have a real interest in its long-term reputation.
For much of its half-century history, the NEA has been steeped in controversy, in part because of the projects it funds. But is the agency still relevant?
Students in same-sex marriages will be treated the same as their straight married classmates when it comes to federal college loan applications, the government says.
Here's a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you'll just want to know.
People may poo-poo the job prospects or theater majors, but perhaps they shouldn't. One financial planner explains how her theater degree made her a better businessperson.
Sen. Tom Harkin warns that many for-profit colleges are using "predatory and deceptive tactics to target service members and veterans" in order to tap their GI benefits.
Here's something else to worry hopeful high school seniors: The order in which you list your preferred colleges on federal financial aid applications may be used against you.
Jory Enck was put behind bars for not returning an overdue GED study guide to his library.
There's some good news on college tuition. Yes, the cost has gone up -- but not as much in the past.
Many now question the value of costly college diplomas, but what about those who leave the educational system even earlier? How do high school dropouts fare financially?
Ever wonder why and how America got into the biggest financial crisis since the 1930s? The answer is actually simple: It's because you didn't take home ec in high school.
One big barrier to U.S. girls reaching their full earning potential is academic: While 60% of college degrees go to women, only 41% of engineering and science degrees do.
If you've just returned to campus, or are off to college for the first time, here are five tips for making the most of your money -- and your undergraduate experience.
As the battle over college tuitions rages, an oft-overlooked villain is coming to the fore. Are college presidents' salaries too high...and are students paying the price?
Warren Buffett is producing and starring in "Secret Millionaires Club," an animated web program that teaches children financial lessons. Great idea -- but weird execution.
The government's consumer advocate says more than 33 million workers qualify to have their student loans forgiven, but few try to get it, because the system is too confusing.
As Donald Trump faces a massive civil lawsuit for his "Trump University," for-profit schools find themselves once again under the microscope.
A New York entrepreneur offered to help a homeless man by giving him a choice: $100, or lessons in computer programming. Naturally, the media backlash began almost instantly.
Obama's education proposal mirrors his health proposal: both require consumers to educate themselves.
Obama's education plan: a promising start -- with some potential unintended consequences.
Whether you're paying for younger relatives' educations, or still paying off your own, student debt and college costs present unique challenges to those over 50.
Used to be by the time you hit your 40s, you had paid off your student loans and could focus on saving for your kids' tuition. These days, many parents must do both at once.
Despite all the grumbling about tuition increases and student loan costs, other college expenses also are going up.
If you're shopping for extra-long sheets and other dorm must-haves, it's time to have some serious money talks with your soon-to-be undergrad. Topic one: Who pays for what?
A dozen states are holding sales tax holidays this weekend -- perfectly timed for your back-to-school shopping.