The Census Bureau reports a drop in public-school funding for 2012, the first decline since the government began keeping track in 1977.
Massive open online courses offer the chance to take classes at the world's best universities for free. But MOOCs do have a few catches.
Some of the best things she learned in college didn't come from books or professors: Motivation, how to jump-start a career, budgeting and networking.
After your kid gets into the college of his choice comes yet another round of Darwinian form-filling combat: acquiring financial aid and scholarships.
Given America's poor levels of financial literacy, making high schools teach it might sound like a fine idea. But they may not be qualified.
You can use these six steps, suggested by an entrepreneur who was orphaned at age 17, to catapult your financial life and climb the ladder of success.
No surprise, many grandparents want to help pay for their grandchildren's college educations, a new survey says. But being too generous can jeopardize their financial future.
A careful reading of a new Federal Reserve Bank of New York report reveals some disturbing figures about delinquencies for student loans and an inadequate servicing system.
With their generous contribution limits, tax benefits, favorable financial aid characteristics and decent investment options, 529 plans get an "A" as way to save...
The American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit can shave thousands of dollars off the cost of higher education, via credits on your federal income taxes.
Artificial intelligence, with software that can learn, could take over many more jobs, including loan officers, law-firm clerks, taxi drivers and building cleaning crews.
Dirty jobs and understanding our work ethic go hand in hand. Which is why Mike Rowe has come up with 12 steps that solve America's work and money problems.
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...
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.