With college tuition continuing climbing and the stock market continuing to fall, more people are liking the idea of locking in future college costs. Sarah Gardner looks into the pros and cons of a pre-paid 529 plan.
The Royal Bank of Scotland announced today it was getting more money from the British government. The news coincides with another emergency financial measure by the U.K. Stephen Beard reports why taxpayers will be picking up the tab.
According to the most recent U.S. Census, there are a million black-owned businesses in the United States, which bring in more than $100 billion in sales. Tamara Keith has more on black-owned businesses in the U.S.
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