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A new study from "buy side" network SumZero shows which universities send more students to elite hedge funds.
More Americans are working into their retirement. But many seek meaningful work, not just financial gain.
John Challenger, Challenger CEO, discusses the pace of downsizing in the workforce and filling the skills gap in the U.S.
William George, former Medtronic CEO, discusses ways to better educate and train U.S. workers to fill key jobs.
American CEOs gathering in Washington, D.C., tell CNBC corporate tax reform and less burdensome regulations could help unlock the economy's potential.
The University of Texas is missing about 100 brains — about half of the specimens the university had in a collection of brains preserved in jars.
About 95 percent of households donate to charities, averaging about $3,000 per household contribution. Sharon Epperson offers tips on how to give wisely.
Despite slowing growth in China, Wang Chao Yong, Chairman and CEO at China Equity Group, explains why he's still positive on domestic prospects.
Saathi, a start-up that won Harvard's venture competition this year, empowers rural Indian women by using banana tree fiber to make sanitary pads.
If you are mulling business school but worried about tuition, relax. The top 25 business schools award nearly $235 million yearly in grants.
If the word "college" evokes leafy walkways and eager 18-year-olds, think again. Today's students are older, part time and, often, not graduating.
Want to make six figures and set your own schedule? CNBC's Jane Wells reports America is suffering from a major shortage of court reporters.
Millennials are out of touch with their financial reality, according to a survey, and most still rely on 'Bank of Mom and Dad.'
Veterans should be at ease, but for many, slow tuition payments make getting an education another battle to be won.
The recession has spurred a wave of accidental entrepreneurs who have few other alternatives.
College applicants are cleaning up their online profiles in case admissions officers look at it, the New York Times reports.
Wells Fargo is launching a new loan modification program that includes an option to lower the interest rate for certain qualified borrowers.
Students are reading less complex books that don't prepare them for careers, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
It may be good news for students and parents, but slower tuition increases are putting renewed budget pressure on public colleges.
Although many official measurements show the economy is recovering, millions of Americans are underemployed or unemployed.
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