Features by Jim Burress
Posted In: college
Over the last decade, Georgia State University has created a winning formula to boost graduation rates.
Posted In: Atlanta, Waffle House, Crime, restaurants
A Waffle House restaurant in a rough Atlanta neighborhood adds a surcharge for a security guard.
Posted In: flight attendant, Delta, airline industry
These days, you have a better chance of getting into Harvard than you do of becoming a flight attendant.
Posted In: college, financial advice, financial advisor, financial aid
More parents are turning to college financial planners for advice on how to pay for college.
Posted In: veterans, Jobs
Thousands scheduled to return from Afghanistan face job competition from earlier veterans.
Posted In: Walmart, Social Security, payroll tax
The nation's largest retailer may see slump in February sales figures.
Posted In: Banks, bank regulations, Georgia
The so-called 'mark-to-market' rule, put in place for transparency, made some banks' finances appear more troubled than they really were.
Posted In: meteor, mining, space
Asteroids like the one that flew by Earth on Friday could hold a treasure trove of precious metals.
Posted In: student loan, student debt, grants
Many colleges now offer student loans and grants on debit cards, without disclosing their agreements with banks. That's caught the federal government's attention.
Posted In: Atlanta, Unemployment, Economy, housing crisis
Atlanta's unemployment rate still tops the national percentage, but city residents hope the worst is finally behind them.