Mar 28, 2013 The private college 529 plan allows parents to prepay tuition at today's rates at some universities. The only hitch? Their kid has to get in.
Mar 28, 2013 Why one woman refused to let cancer alter her retirement planning.
Mar 22, 2013 Older Americans staring at retirement in the face are finding it hard to save. So how does the millennial generation -- which faces a struggling economy and high student debt -- feel about life after work?
Mar 19, 2013 In a recent survey, more than half of U.S. workers saving for retirement have less than $25,000 in the bank for the golden years. That's not a lot of money -- how do retirees survive on that?
Mar 13, 2013 Legislation introduced in the California Senate today could require the state’s public colleges and universities to award credit for faculty-approved online courses taken by students unable to register for oversubscribed classes on campus. This could be a boon for businesses offering the classes and ultimately change the business model of higher education.
Mar 8, 2013 The best-known high school equivalency test, the GED, is getting its biggest makeover in decades. It’s also facing increased competition.
Mar 8, 2013 Last night, the city of Philadelphia approved efforts to close 23 public schools, about 10 percent of the city’s total, because they are underused and the city says they costs too much to keep up. The closures are part of a national trend brought on by more kids going to private and charter schools and public budget cuts.
Mar 1, 2013 Some retailers run special promotions to lure customers in during tax refund season.
Feb 28, 2013 A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project finds that 8 out of 10 teachers think technology is leading to wider disparities between the haves and have-nots.
Feb 15, 2013 An economics professor at Yale has found the way a speaker uses the future tense can affect their likelihood of saving.