Mar 11, 2008 The National Institute of Health has been flat for the last five years. Today, a group of researchers is warning of the potential losses a weak NIH budget can cause for the future of biomedical research. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Sep 22, 2011 Avoiding interest has forced some Muslim student loan seekers to get pretty creative. Rico Gagliano learns about financing higher education under Sharia law.
Mar 7, 2008 When Ayssir's family moved from Baghdad to Amman, Jordan, the children weren't allowed to enter the public school system. But how could the family afford private school? (Last in a series)
Mar 5, 2008 Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao pledged to fight inflation and government bureaucracy, which have been pushing the cost of living up for the Chinese working class. Bob Moon reports on whether his words will result in real reforms.
Feb 20, 2008 A report out says the nation's wealthiest children still have a 23 percent chance of staying on top, even if they don't go to college. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports reasons include built-in advantages and learned behavior.
Feb 21, 2008 Signs of fallout from losses in auction-rate securities issued by cities, hospitals, and schools are beginning to rattle those institutions. Jill Barshay reports on how local governments are considering refinancing into more old-fashioned municipal bonds.
Feb 18, 2008 Westland Meat Company is recalling 147 million pounds of beef -- the biggest beef recall in U.S. history -- much of which was to go to school lunch programs. John Dimsdale reports on how the recall will affect future demand.
Jan 24, 2008 Some Ivy League schools are doing so well they're offering free tuition to students from less-wealthy families. Lisa Napoli looks into a recent report for how the richest universities are managing to pull funds in a slow economy.
Sep 22, 2011 High school students in seven states are learning some rules of personal finance through a program sponsored by the NFL and Visa called "Financial Football." Jeff Tyler has the play-by-play.
Jan 11, 2008 Sallie Mae, the nation's largest student lender, is getting more selective about handing out loans. Tess talks to FinAid.org's Mark Kantrowitz about the best ways for students to borrow for their education.