Top Colleges Just Coast on Reputation, Nonprofit Says


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Top Colleges Just Coast on Reputation, Nonprofit Says

On quality of education, tuition rates, administrative spending, endowments and campus speech codes, 29 colleges are found lagging way behind their tuition hikes.

Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students

A law passed in 2007 and beginning in May will require teachers to certify students' working knowledge of banking, taxes, investing, loans and more.

US bank earnings rise 17 pct as loan losses fall

WASHINGTON U.S. banks' earnings rose 17 percent in the October-December quarter from a year earlier, as losses on loans fell to a seven-year low and banks set aside less to cover losses as well as legal costs.

Don’t let a scammer steal your tax refund

Each year, billions in tax refunds are going to the wrong people. Here’s how to protect your money and yourself from tax-identity fraud.

Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students

A law passed in 2007 and beginning in May will require teachers to certify students' working knowledge of banking, taxes, investing, loans and more.

Help! My Social Security Funds Were Drained by Fraudulent Charges on my Direct Express Card

The ABC News Fixer Helps a Victim of Identity Theft get Charges Reversed

Stocks slip as Fed rate talk spooks some investors

NEW YORK Stocks fell Wednesday as investors were left uneasy by news that some Federal Reserve policymakers were willing to start raising short-term interest rates sooner than previously expected.

Readers Write: The future of retail is 'buy local'; The key to Africa's economic growth

In the second, we read that having Amazon and Target credit cards may be a smart personal finance choice. My vision of retail would be that consumers seek out local stores for all their purchases and, only as a very last resort, turn to the big chains …

Top Colleges Just Coast on Reputation, Nonprofit Says

On quality of education, tuition rates, administrative spending, endowments and campus speech codes, 29 colleges are found lagging way behind their tuition hikes.

Liberace lover to spend 8 to 20 years in prison

RENO, Nev. A former lover of Liberace who was the subject of an HBO film on the pianist's life has been sentenced to eight to 20 years in a Nevada prison for failing another court-ordered drug test while on probation for burglary and identity the…