Oct 11, 2012 South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says state college funding should be tied to graduation rates and whether grads get jobs.
Oct 10, 2012 With childcare costs on the rise, it may be more affordable for some parents to stay home with the kids. But there are hidden costs.
Oct 8, 2012 Grinnell is a very small liberal arts college in Iowa with a very big endowment: $1.4 billion. Why the financially sound institution is looking at how to control future costs.
Oct 1, 2012 An explosion at a Japanese factory shut down production of an absorbency chemical used in disposable diapers. But for now, at least, it looks like the global diaper market can absorb the disruption.
Sep 28, 2012 The French government has just unveiled a budget for next year that includes major tax hikes for the rich and for businesses. France is the second largest economy in the euro zone and so far it has managed to remain a leader in the debt crisis, rather than a victim -- for the most part anyway.
Sep 4, 2012 GOP vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan wants to slash the deficit through major spending cuts. A similar plan is already being carried out in the UK.
Aug 31, 2012 The cost of college continues to soar higher and higher. An education expert posits that costs can go down if the public sector pulls out of higher education.
Aug 31, 2012 David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times answers caller questions on personal finance, along with CBS MoneyWatch.com editor-at-large Jill Schlesinger.
Aug 30, 2012 NYC, you are the worst offender. In Wisconsin, on the other hand, kids apparently get by in hand-me-downs, playing with discarded pieces of string.