graduate degree

Older Workers Flock Back to School ... and Student Loans

The best route to a secure job still runs through the classroom, and droves of middle-aged Americans are following it. The proof is in the lending: The fastest growth in the student loan business is among people in their 40s. But are they making a good investment, or a bad bet?

They Studied What?! 10 Stars' Surprising Graduate Degrees

Whether you're a famous singer, comedian or movie star, it never hurts to have a backup plan. Little surprise, then, that many entertainers have also pursued graduate degrees. But while some went for the obvious educational path, these 10 performers chose far more surprising options.