College students rely on tidy categories to organize their social and academic lives, identifying themselves and others by the dorms they live in and fraternities and sororities they belong to. No one is employed as an "English major." Nor, for that matter, as a "biology major" or
The new NBC News-Wall Street Journal survey, taken six weeks before Americans head to the polls, shows Democrats leading Republicans by 52 percent to 40 percent for control of Congress.
Has the student loan market has become a bubble? That's a fair question, says Barmak Nassirian, director of federal relations at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
The quicker a graduate lands a good job after leaving school, the more likely they are to earn a better salary — in the short and long-term, according to a new study by Gallup.
It's an age-old dilemma for would-be borrowers: Creditors want evidence you can handle a loan or unsecured credit card before they give you one, but there's risk in offering credit products to borrowers without a good credit history. If you use a credit-builder loan successfully, it's likely
A team of seniors from the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering outside of Boston collaborated with Mitsubishi Electric to use technology to encourage older adults to cook together remotely. Students farther west at Worcester Polytechnic Institute have helped an Australian not-for-profit collect
BEIJING/HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - When President Xi Jinping of China vowed to increase the supply of rental housing last year, millions of young Chinese expected to find homes they would finally be able to afford. This summer, rents in China's major cities soared in the double-digits, forcing
The positive news Wall Street savors — robust corporate profits, rising stock prices, surging output growth deliver the greatest rewards to a relatively modest share of more affluent Americans.
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Manhattan apartment vacancies dropped in August to the lowest level in more than four years as landlords, facing the end of peak leasing season, focused on filling empty units before the slower winter months arrive. The vacancy rate fell to 1.58 percent, down from 2.27 percent a year earlier and the
John Legend made history achieving EGOT status, but his story is not one of overnight success. He worked at a safe corporate job for years while hustling through countless rejections working music on the side.
Target-date funds are one retirement strategy for less-active investors. Retirement for these investors will presumably not occur for about 40 years. With little time to make up for a massive plunge in stock values, these funds will allocate a much higher percentage of their assets towards bonds.
Unemployment rates fell in August for college graduates, teenagers, African-Americans and Asians. But the jobless rate jumped for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan from 3 percent in July to ...
The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft famously dropped out of Harvard, but he is a lifelong learner and supports staying in school.