Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett has a new book out called "Is College Worth It?" Bennett discusses financial aid, tuition and what else is discouraging to students.» Read More
What would you do for $5? You would be AMAZED at what other people would do for five bucks!
Ever wonder what the next job move is for people who have AIG or Lehman Brothers on their resume? Looks like a few of them landed in the poor house.
Banks and other private lenders are about to lose a $70 billion-a-year student loan business, part of a massive overhaul of college assistance programs that has received an unexpected boost from President Barack Obama's health care success.
There's been a lot of blame cast on the Boomer generation for staying in their jobs too long given this economy. But a new study shows an apology may be in order: There may actually be labor shortages by 2018.
What should investors be buying for the week ahead? Charles Bobrinskoy, vice chairman and director of research at Ariel Investments, and Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial, shared their best plays.
Couples must learn how to deal with their debt, or they may not last long. How much do you know about the effect of debt on marriages?
Facing potential bankruptcy, the board that governs the once flush-with-cash Kansas City school district is taking the unusual and contentious step of shuttering almost half its schools.
President Barack Obama prodded states Monday to raise their school standards by using his best leverage: money.
Major demographic differences with the rest of the nation could present roadblocks for future social and education programs, while delayed retirement will affect housing and labor market trends.
CNBC.com looked at the 250 largest endowments in the U.S. and highlighted the 15 that suffered the most dramatic losses in market value. Some of the biggest losers may surprise you!
Contrary to popular belief - and one often fueled by misperception and misinformation, major IT services companies do not hoard visas and they do not displace American workers. However, before favoring massive H1-B reform or outright abolishment, opponents should take a closer look at its implications from a global perspective.
Stocks edged lower Friday morning, but Bob Auer, portfolio manager at Auer Growth Fund, said investors should still be bullish on the markets. He shared his outlook, sector recommendation and favorite stock pick.
USC is the largest private employer in Los Angeles, with an endowment worth $4 billion. You'd think being "Top Trojan" would be a plum job. So why is USC taking out half-page ads in the Wall Street Journal?
It was an extraordinary sight: Warren Buffett and Bill Gates walking around the Columbia University campus in Manhattan with CNBC's Becky Quick, and three TV cameras. During the tour, Buffett and Gates answered Becky's questions on a wide variety of topics. Here, for the first time in a CNBC.com exclusive, is the complete Buffett-Gates 'Columbia Walk and Talk.'
The average cost of a four-year college is $26,000 a year—up 4 percent in 2009 alone. What is the value of an education and are there any alternatives for students who wish to attend college at a lower price? James Altucher, managing director at Formula Capital shares his ways to play the rising cost.
With the economy refusing to get up, like some drunken frat boy the morning after, it's come to my attention that Harvard faces a dire dilemma: how to attract the few students whose parents still have money.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates will be the 'Big Men on Campus' next month when they go to Columbia Business School to answer questions from the "next generation of business leaders" .. and CNBC's cameras will be there. We've just announced that a one-hour special town hall event, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates: Keeping America Great, will air Thursday, November 12 at 9p and 12a ET.
Gone may be the days of children dreaming to be princesses and pirates. School children from as young as seven will now be given careers advice, a new UK government plan revealed Monday.
The cost of attending a four-year private college in the US increased 4.3%, to an average $35,636, this year. The cost of a public college grew even more.
Consumers are increasingly late paying off loans on their primary home, as the highest unemployment in a quarter of a century pushes up delinquency rates on most types of loans.