For decades, we have often heard that the journey to career success requires a college degree. While we all want the best for our children, as parents, it is imperative that we pause to examine the educational myth that permeates society and choose whether or not to perpetuate this mentality.
Want to know why Medicare and Medicaid are going broke? One big reason is fraud, and it's been infecting government health care programs for years. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the story of a home health care scam for the record books.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the latest details on a G-7official confirming European governments are considering a TALF-like program.
Watching the two GOP frontrunners in last night’s debate — Mitt Romney and Rick Perry — a couple of policy points jumped out at me.
Like many things in America these days, health care has been politicized. While the policy debate may strike many in Washington as all-important, for the majority of average Americans health care is primarily a matter of goods and services
U.S. Homeland Security officials said a credible 9/11 terror threat is of some concern, saying it has more credibility than some chatter it's heard in recent days.
The White House may pull the Postal Service back from the brink of insolvency, at least for a few months. The Postal Service faces a $5.5 billion payment to the Treasury at the end of September.
Ten years after the attacks on September 11, we still don’t live in a world where we are free from terror threats. But we have made great progress on how to best communicate those threats in a way that makes us all a little bit safer.
"Post-9/11 surveillance measures have made it far too easy for the government to review our personal and business records, telephone and e-mail conversations, and virtually all aspects of our lives," the author and President of the ACLU explains in this guest blog why the Fourth Amendment is good for business and essential for democracy.
A preview of President Obama's jobs plan to be delivered this Thursday to a joint session of Congress. And analysis of what needs to be done to create jobs in the U.S., with Steve Blitz, ITG, who says Obama's jobs plan won't work, and Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo.
Every now and then an economic data chart just screams out for an explanation, and this chart below by the Dallas Fed is one of them.
"I'm skeptical of anyone who can answer the question 'Are we safer?' with a simple yes or no," says Ward Thomas, a national security expert. "We are better in some ways, but not necessarily in others."
Middletown , N.J. which lost more people in the attack than any other town, saw some residents move away in the aftermath, while others were moved to find ways to keep memories alive.
The age-old idea is attracting new fans, amid growing investor concern that enormous government borrowing is weakening the dollar and spark hyper-inflation.
The British Chamber of Commerce cut its growth forecasts for the UK for this year and next and said the weaker-than-predicted economy means interest rates will have to stay low longer than expected.
Social Security has been a controversial subject since its beginning, But what does it actually do and how does it work? CNBC explains.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke may be willing and able to provide more monetary stimulus for the U.S. economy, but the more effective medicine—fiscal aid out of Washington—isn’t in the wings, say economists.
America must do more to encourage the entrepreneurs who will create the next high-growth companies that will hire more workers, Steve Case told CNBC Wednesday.
Doug Dachille, First Principles Capital Management weighs in on whether or not Bernanke will reveal another round of quantitative easing on Friday.
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