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College kids have always crammed for tests. Now university administrations are cramming to cut costs. They are awarding students less expensive 3-year, 'fast-track' diplomas.
It's a tough, cold job market, and you need all the job tips you can get. We collected the best ideas from around the Web that tell graduates how to get over it and get hired.
Graduates area entering a world where they could face long-term financial damage and barriers to success. Graduates say they are learning to manage.
What's your net worth? It fueled headlines as a symbol of America's lost value this week, but you do not need to rely on a Fed study to find your own.
When you inherit a 401k and it has a tax liability, do you have to pay? Even advisers muff the answer to this one sometimes.
Wary investors are managing retirement the old-fashioned way: They are lowering their expectations. BlackRock says sentiment has "changed dramatically."
Parents who look forward to a break from child care when summer camp starts can also take a break on their taxes. Here's how camps for aspiring spies and fossil hunters help on tax day.
The list includes the aspects of your financial life that may require regular maintenance, like bolstering your annual savings by another percentage point if you can afford it.
Unemployment has morphed into early retirement for many boomers. Some long for a return to work and say they could prefer it to a lifestyle of Social Security checks and 'easy living.'
Despite lawsuits and investigations, banks are still making billions on hidden checking fees introduced in recent years to make more on their retail banking.
Amid pomp and circumstance, graduates are walking into the world with $1 trillion in school debt. But one personal finance expert says there are ways to avoid going over a cliff.
Keeping interest rates low on federally subsidized student loans – a challenge that has lately occupied Washington – would make only a dent in what student borrowers owe.
A surprise defeat of Scott Walker in Tuesday's Wisconsin recall vote could cause turmoil for municipal bonds, but investors register no concern. Credit agencies are watching closely.
If you were aiming for $1 million in retirement, time to reconsider. $3 million may be the new $1 million when it comes to building that golden nest egg.
Fees on 401K plans vary widely, but many participants do not know what they pay from workplace accounts or even who pays them. New rules pull back the curtain.
Should boomers say bye to retirement? It's just one of the key questions facing the thousands from this generation hitting retirement age each day.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is widely expected to lower interest rates by 25 basis points to 3.50 percent at its next meeting Tuesday, however, slowing housing and retail sectors could push the central bank into a more aggressive rate cutting cycle with the market expecting up to 165 basis points in cuts over the year.
Take my mortgage, please! Reverse mortgages have been remodeled to provide cash for people not ready to retire but anxious to downsize debt.
A word of advice to all of the newly-minted MBAs out there: Most successful, high-powered leaders are known more for intangible skills than what they learned in business school. Here's what you need to know.
With mortgage rates lower than ever, should you take a shorter-term loan so you can get debt-free quicker? Here is what to consider.
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