May 15, 2012 While the overall unemployment rate in the country exceeds 8 percent, some graduates in the right fields face an almost certain change of a job.
May 14, 2012 Our weekly dive into the mail bag, and L.A. Times personal finance columnist David Lazarus helps a caller with a question about record-keeping.
Sep 13, 2012 Cincinnati's Oyler School, is not just a center for learning. It is a Community Learning Center that brings together social services and education under one roof.
May 11, 2012 Kids who are well-prepared for kindergarten have a better shot at making it all the way through high school. But in poor neighborhoods, there are lots of obstacles. One Cincinnati program is fighting to remove them.
May 9, 2012 A change to the Diagnostic Statistical Manual changes how autism is diagnosed. A lot of money in social services is at stake.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 8, 2012 More than a decade ago, United Technologies made a pledge to pay for any employee's advanced degree. It's now paid for thousands of them. What could other U.S. companies learn from the program?
May 8, 2012 Commentator Peter Morici sees a link between what we study and what we owe.
Apr 25, 2012 At $1 trillion nationally, student debt surpasses credit card debt and car loans, and it can be a serious drag on the economy.
Apr 20, 2012 A new Girl Scout merit badged is aimed at preparing young women for their future with personal finance.