More families are currently saving for their retirement than for their children's education, according to a new study by Sallie Mae. CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on what happens when money is taken out of a 401(k) or an IRA to pay for college.
A William Carey University cheerleader nails a half-court basketball shot … while doing a back flip. (0:14)
The Wall Street Journal dug through government data to find there are many schools where the student loan default rate is higher than the student graduation rate. Mark Kantrowitz, FinAid.org president, offers insight.
These days, Busch, Slipakoff & Schuh, a law firm in Atlanta, hires only people with a bachelor’s degree — no exceptions. And it is far from alone. The NYT reports.
Billionaire Graham Tuckwell has announced he's giving $50 million for college scholarships. CNBC's Robert Frank reports Tuckwell thinks the money would ruin his own kids.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Richard Vedder, Center for College Affordability & Productivity, about where the money is coming from to pay huge salaries to some academics to run universities.
Is the Keystone Pipeline going to be improved? CNBC's Larry Kudlow speaks to Josh Margolin of the New York Post, who reported the EPA's Lisa Jackson quit because she was convinced President Obama was ready to give the Keystone Pipeline the green light, for more insight.
Tonight's national championship between Notre Dame and Alabama will bring millions of dollars to both schools, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
Shares of gun makers Smith and Wesson and rival Sturm Ruger are under pressure on talks of stricter gun laws, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
"We can't expect events like this as routine," said President Obama at the vigil Sunday night in Newtown, CT. Marc Morial, National Urban League and Ron Christie, Christie Strategies, discuss how to get the country to find middle ground on gun control laws.
Johnny Manziel, the freshman sensation who won college football's Heisman Trophy over the weekend, told CNBC Monday that he's in no rush to turn pro but is interested in trademarking his nickname "Johnny Football."
As the regular college football season wraps up, the biggest buzz in recent weeks has been the dizzying number of teams switching conferences.
The latest symbol of the college football arms race is not the coaches’ salaries themselves but rather the money that university officials are spending to buy out those huge contracts when a coach falters.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports BP is temporarily suspended from new U.S. contracts; and Ron Meyer, American Majority Action discusses whether the student loan bubble is about to pop.
Amid rising student debt, Neal McCluskey, Cato Institute, and CNBC's Scott Cohn, discuss whether there's an over-emphasis on college in this country.
Notre Dame will play for the national championship in January against the winner of the Alabama-Georgia game. B.J. Schecter, Sports Illustrated executive editor; CNBC's Mary Thompson; and Jeff Killburg, Killir Kapital Management, weigh in.
Millions of parents who have taken out loans to pay for their children’s college education have since fallen on tough times because of the recession, health problems and job loss.
So what will President Obama and Mitt Romney say they'll do about education if they're in the White House in the next four years? Take a look at their positions.
There’s more to high-school popularity than just being elected prom-king or prom-queen, a recent study from a top economic research organization has found.
A college degree is by no means the only determining factor for a tech startup's success, but it turns out that it does make a difference.