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Which schools will win the college tuition battle?

Feb 19, 2014
Some schools set tuition high, while others try a lower approach.
Posted In: college tuition, Tuition, universities, applying to college, student life, students
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Your 'loyal' employees? Always looking for the next job.

Feb 18, 2014
And they'll tell you that zero-loyalty cuts both ways. They know you may let them go at any time, too.
Posted In: workplace culture, job search
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Why student loans affect the housing market

Feb 18, 2014
The percentage of homes sold to new homeowners slipped. One reason: student loans.
Posted In: student loan debt, housing market
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An assist for young men of color?

Feb 13, 2014
President Obama plans to launch an initiative to help young minority men stay in school and out of the criminal justice system
Posted In: prison, African American, State of the Union
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More elders are working as caregivers to the elderly

Feb 13, 2014
The pay is low, the work can be hard.
Posted In: homecare, eldercare, low-wage work
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FCC caps rates for prison phone calls

Feb 12, 2014
This week the FCC adopted new phone rates for people in prison, jail or detention centers.
Posted In: prison
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What buying power buys African-Americans

Feb 12, 2014
Not everyone agrees buying power translates into other uses
Posted In: black buying power, African American, advertising, marketing
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College philanthropy hits new high

Feb 12, 2014
Donations to higher ed reached $33.8 billion in 2013.
Posted In: philanthropy, colleges, universities
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Should the post office sell personal loans?

Feb 11, 2014
Providing basic financial services could bolster the post office's income
Posted In: post office, payday loans, lending
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Navigating the many firsts of freshman year

Feb 10, 2014
Going away to school is an adjustment for nearly every student, but when you're the first in your family to go, the transition can be even harder
Posted In: higher education, college, first-generation college students

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