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Why Not to Pick a Major Based on a Salary Chart

This week, researchers at Georgetown took the nation's humanities majors to task for making such unlucrative choices in college. But their report takes too shallow a look at the results of not becoming an engineer. Former Latin American Studies major Loren Berlin offers a wider take on the real value of a B.A. in the humanities.

Impact Investing: Making Your Money Count

For some time, investors who wanted to put their money where their morals were have chosen socially responsible investing -- steering their cash away from firms whose practices they disapproved of. Now comes impact investing, which uses invested funds to solve social or environmental goals and earn competitive returns, too.

The Decade's Worst New Business Terms

In the past decade, tortured words and phrases in business communication blossomed. The list of jargon is long and lackluster: jump the shark, it is what it is, meta, there's no there there, [blank] is the new [blank], no worries, verticals, the new normal. Here's a run-through of the bottom of the buzzword barrel.