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  • Schools Must Teach Financial Literacy

    Schools Must Teach Financial Literacy
    Americans are in debt. You hear it any time you watch CBS or Fox. You read about it whenever you open the newspaper or your Internet browser. It's a consistent topic of conversation. Debt comes in a variety of ways: credit cards, student loans, mortgage...
  • Column: What to do when your college shuts down

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The collapse of Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the abrupt shutdown of several other for-profit campuses this year have left tens of thousands of students wondering about the future of their education - and their debt. For many...
  • Debt blocks young woman's dream of becoming midwife

    Binta Niang dreams of becoming a midwife and returning to her native Mali to help women. But her dream is blocked by a credit-killing debt for of all things an uninsured visit to an emergency room. Niang's trip to an emergency room in 2012 cost more than...
  • NCAA lifts Penn State's bowl ban, restore scholarships

    The Sports Xchange NCAA lifts Penn State's bowl ban, restore scholarships The NCAA Executive Committee lifted Penn State's postseason ban, effective immediately, and restored the football program's full complement of 85 scholarships beginning in 2015-...
  • 10-year-old awarded scholarship for helping the poor

    Ten-year-old Lindsay Tacher was the first person who came to mind when Cooper City resident Yvonne Haase heard an advertisement for the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program on Pandora Internet Radio a few months ago. In addition to activities such as...
  • For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College

    For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College
    HARTFORD — DeShawn Hamlet spent the final weeks of summer searching for jobs and preparing himself for a Plan B — putting his college education on hold. Hamlet was the big man at Bulkeley High School, a 6-foot-3 power forward who led the...
  • NCAA to vote on autonomy for 'Power 5' conference schools

    The NCAA Division I board of directors is expected to vote Thursday to approve more autonomy and policy-making authority for the nation's five most high-profile conferences. In the new NCAA governance structure, the so-called "Power 5" the ACC,...
  • Mountain West looks to peacefully co-exist with power conferences

    LAS VEGAS Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson painted a picture of college football as mostly sunny, but with "storm clouds." Most of those potential storms, for now at least, exist only in the abstract. Talk of the power five conferences or...
  • After Donations, Hartford Graduate Promises To Finish College

    After Donations, Hartford Graduate Promises To Finish College
    HARTFORD — DeShawn Hamlet plans to spend the next few days doing laundry, packing bags, cleaning his room and saying hometown goodbyes. After weeks of doubt, Hamlet is heading back to college. The former Bulkeley High School basketball star said...
  • Loan access hikes demand, then tuition: My Word

    Debt is the new four-letter word many college students — and their parents — avoid discussing. Student-loan debt has now topped $1 trillion and has surpassed credit-card debt. This adversely affects not only students but everyone in our...
  • Club offers music classes, concerts and scholarships

    More than 60 years ago, a group of Hollywood residents and musicians organized to give back to the community. The Music Club of Hollywood was born, and to this day, it continues to help educate and make music available to a variety of audiences. "We...