Sep 1, 2008
Harvard University gives away tons of used furniture and office equipment at its recycling center. Hammad Ahmed reports that these days it isn't just thrift seekers picking through the piles and bins.
Aug 29, 2008
In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about saving for a child's education, getting a mortgage in retirement, American Depositary Receipts and providing health care for a family member.
Aug 28, 2008
The Graduate Management Admission Council says MBA applicatons are up this year. Joel Podolny, dean of the Yale School of Management, discusses with Kai Ryssdal how students are now using the tools of the Internet to study business cases.
Aug 25, 2008
National polls consistently show Americans think Democrats are better at dealing with education than Republicans are. But commentator Steve Barr says that impression is misguided.
Aug 22, 2008
Kids at Camp Millionaire learn how to save, how to cut back on expenses, and how investing can lead to financial freedom as adults. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Aug 19, 2008
You're never too young to get an ulcer. The College Board is planning to roll out a new college assessment exam for eighth graders in 2010. Marketplace's Janet Babin reports.
Aug 12, 2008
MBA programs saw record applications this year as young workers went to business school. But with the economy the way it is, there may not be as many jobs awaiting those eager grads. Joel Rose reports.
Aug 7, 2008
Governor Deval Patrick is asking major universities and the state pension fund to pitch in to save the state's college loan program. Host Kai Ryssdal asks Boston Globe reporter Casey Ross what the reaction has been.
Aug 1, 2008
Students are facing a tough job market at the same time as public utilities are bracing for a wave of retirements. In Los Angeles, schools and industry are working to make a match. Amanda Becker reports.
Jul 31, 2008
Today, Congress is expected to look at laws governing higher education. The measure would cover everything from student loans to campus security, and sponsors say it would help rein college costs. Mitchell Hartman reports.