Former Education Secretary William Bennett argues that 96 percent of colleges aren't worth the investment due to high loan payments and sky rocketing unemployment rates.
Hardware startups are on the rise and are getting serious attention from venture capitalists looking to place bets.
A rising population of working seniors will bring stronger economic growth if companies can retool to accommodate an older workforce, the Fiscal Times reports.
Stocks aren't in bubble territory as yet, but a "huge rally in risk assets" over the next two years puts markets in danger of a big crash, Nouriel Roubini said.
Helping employees achieve a reasonable work-life balance is a key consideration for sustaining performance, argues one expert.
The Marcellus Shale, a 600-mile formation brimming with natural gas, is becoming a major asset in the U.S. energy boom.
There's little doubt that the 20th century was full of breakthroughs that changed history. But the 21st century could go a step further, according to Citi.
If you were looking for millionaires, you'd probably head to London or New York or Monaco. But you might be better off trying Tokyo.
Wish to catch a snooze at the airport? Abu Dhabi Airport has just the solution with new "GoSleep" pods, where chairs with sliding shades convert into an egg-shaped cocoon.
Christmas tree growers face challenges from outside the U.S., and the White House is holding up a plan to help boost sales, some growers say.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling would be out of prison in 2017—more than 10 years early—under a proposed sentencing agreement submitted to a judge in Houston.
Whether you'd really consider retiring to North Dakota or West Virginia, this unconventional list will at least get you thinking about what you really need from a retirement spot.
Buy anything on the Internet lately without paying sales tax? In all but a few states, you're probably a tax cheat.
The Internal Revenue Service will play an important role in how health-care reform is managed, even deciding who will have to buy coverage.
Stocks finished near their best levels Tuesday, with the S&P 500 extending its recent rally to a fresh high and the Dow closing above the 15,000 milestone for the first time.
Microsoft is preparing to reverse course over key elements of its Windows 8 operating system, the FT reports.
Bill Gates tells CNBC that Microsoft is trying to gain market share in the Apple-dominated tablet market by combining "the portability of the tablet" and the richness of a PC.
Home prices are defying gravity and expectations, which has some asking exactly how real they are and what is driving them. The answers lie, again, in the numbers.
Maryland and Colorado are among the states supportive of innovation, according to a report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Payday loans cost the U.S. economy nearly $1 billion and thousands of jobs in 2011, while borrowers often face bankruptcy, according to a new report.