Student loans leave lasting pain

Jan 9, 2009
A student loan is one of the few sources of money that's still relatively easy to get. But that doesn't mean it'll be easy to pay it back. Susan Goodman reports.
Posted In: Education

The pros and cons of child bribery

Jan 2, 2009
Cash is usually a pretty motivating incentive when you want to get someone to listen to you. But does it work when parents try it on their kids? Kenny Malone explores whether this is a successful method of behavioral control.
Posted In: Education

A changing job market for new MBAs

Dec 19, 2008
With careers in investment banking becoming scarce, where should a fresh MBA graduate turn? Sally Herships looked into how the next graduating class is handling an increasingly squeezed job market.
Posted In: Education, Jobs

Money bigger priority in higher ed

Dec 4, 2008
The number of students applying to college continues to rise, but this year, about half of colleges said fewer students than usual accepted offers. Money is one major reason for the change. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Education

NYU Abu Dhabi sparks debate

Dec 2, 2008
While some see New York University's plan to build a campus in Abu Dhabi as a groundbreaking move, some academics are strongly opposed to the idea. The new campus will run about $100 million a year. Sally Herships reports.
Posted In: Education

Getting Personal

Nov 28, 2008
Tess Vigeland and Chris Farrell give advice on paying for a student's college costs, helping mom with retirement, and the No-Brainer, Margarita and Couch Potato portfolios.
Posted In: Education, Investing, Retirement

How do online degrees measure up?

Nov 21, 2008
As Internet universities grow in prominence, employers are going to see a lot more "'.com"s on resumes. Host Tess Vigeland asks pollster John Zogby how the perception of online degree programs is changing in the workplace.
Posted In: Education, Internet

Logging on to college

Nov 21, 2008
Layoffs and lower costs are driving more students towards the virtual classroom. Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman reports on the state of online degree programs.
Posted In: Education, Internet

College exec pay at a noticeable high

Nov 17, 2008
A report out today shows college presidents are making more money than ever. Combine that with pay from a few on-the-side jobs on corporate boards and you're looking at some high figures. Renita Jablonski reports.
Posted In: Education, Jobs

Public pension funds feel the squeeze

Nov 13, 2008
Public pension funds that invested heavily in real estate are taking a big hit, including the real estate portfolio for California's civil servants, which lost more than a third of its value. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Economy, Education, Jobs, Retirement