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  • BOSTON, Aug 9- Three well-known U.S. universities, MIT, New York University and Yale, have been accused of charging millions of dollars in excessive fees to participants in their retirement plans, according to federal civil lawsuits filed on Tuesday. In the Massachusetts Institute of Technology complaint, Fidelity Chief Executive Officer Abigail Johnson is...

  • Sam Polk, a former trader, founder of Groceryships and author of “For the Love of Money.” Here, he leads a Groceryships meeting, where participants learn about nutrition and healthy cooking.

    It wasn't easy for Sam Polk to walk away from Wall Street and a seven-figure bonus. But he did it. Today, he makes a lot less, but he's never been happier.

  • BOSTON, Aug 3- Shortly after David Coleman took over as CEO in 2012, the College Board began redesigning its signature product, the SAT college entrance exam. Among the red flags that consultant Gartner Inc raised in an October 2013 report: The not-for-profit College Board needed to better protect the material being developed for the new SAT.

  • The judge says there was a 'genuine issue of material fact' over whether Trump intentionally tried to defraud students.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 2- A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's pretrial bid to throw out a lawsuit brought by Trump University students who said they were defrauded by its real-estate seminars. In a July 22 hearing, Curiel tentatively denied the bid by Trump to dismiss the lawsuit in California, one of three over the...

  • Medical students and members of the public will be able to watch a live hernia surgery in 360-degree virtual reality (VR) later this week.

  • LONDON, July 13- A former Google engineer, whose speech recognition software is used in more than a billion Android smartphones, has launched a company that uses blockchain technology to build a new operating system for banks. Paul Taylor, a Cambridge University academic with an expertise in artificial intelligence, speech synthesis and machine learning,...

  • LONDON, July 13- A former Google engineer, whose speech recognition software is used in more than a billion Android smartphones, has launched a company that uses blockchain technology to build a new operating system for banks. Paul Taylor, a Cambridge University academic with an expertise in artificial intelligence, speech synthesis and machine learning,...

  • Hillary Clinton announces debt-free college plan

    The proposal would provide free tuition for families with incomes up to $125,000 at in-state public universities.

  • *About 125,000 EU students study at UK universities. LONDON, July 4- Britain's vote to leave the European Union has left the country's universities with a problem to solve-- how to plug a funding gap and maintain prestige if the flood of students from across the EU slows to a trickle. After the referendum, she considered taking a place instead at Italy's Bocconi...

  • *About 125,000 EU students study at UK universities. LONDON, July 4- Britain's vote to leave the European Union has left the country's universities with a problem to solve-- how to plug a funding gap and maintain prestige if the flood of students from across the EU slows to a trickle. After the referendum, she considered taking a place instead at Italy's Bocconi...

  • *About 125,000 EU students study at UK universities. LONDON, July 4- Britain's vote to leave the European Union has left the country's universities with a problem to solve-- how to plug a funding gap and maintain prestige if the flood of students from across the EU slows to a trickle. After the referendum, she considered taking a place instead at Italy's Bocconi...

  • Donald Trump speaks to a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally on June 18 in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Trump Institute allegedly lured vulnerable customers with false promises of wealth, this time using plagiarized material, the New York Times reports.

  • Executive Edge: Future of education

    Dan Rosensweig, Chegg CEO, discusses Yahoo's future and the changing look and cost of digital classrooms.

  • Executive Edge: Tech check

    Dan Rosensweig, Chegg CEO, weighs in on Brexit sentiment in the U.K. and shares his thoughts on the future of technology development.

  • Advisor

    Some 36 percent of Americans have no understanding of what a financial advisor does. Here's what several are doing to get the word out.

  • BOSTON, June 20- Harvard University will rely more on outside money managers to oversee the Ivy League school's $37.6 billion endowment as it scales back on making direct stock picks, it said on Monday. Michael Ryan, head of public markets and absolute return strategies at Harvard Management Co, is leaving and more jobs in the internal equity team will be...

  • MUMBAI, June 18- Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, who has faced criticism from members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party for not lowering interest rates enough, said on Saturday he would step down when his term ends on Sept. 4. Rajan, who is on leave from the University of Chicago, joined the RBI in September 2013, when the country was facing...

  • We need significant reforms: Russian FinMin

    Russian finance minister Anton Siluanov explains which sectors of the economy need to be reformed, such as the state, health and education sectors.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 16- The funding status of U.S. public worker pension plans remained nearly unchanged in 2015, according to a new study. State and local pension plan funding rose from 73 percent in 2014 to 74 percent in 2015, based on actuarial valuations, according to a study released on Thursday by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.