For Black men in New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina exacerbated a host of socioeconomic inequities that had already plagued them for decades, leaving them without the foundation they needed to bounce back.
One of the formulas the government uses to determine how much financial aid families can get for college has changed drastically over the last few years, cutting middle-income families’ eligibility for financial aid.
In a new study by VitalSmarts, a workplace training and consultancy firm, researchers found that a woman who asserted her opinion at work forcefully was not only perceived as less competent but also as less valuable than an equally assertive male counterpart.
This is FORBES’ annual audit of the extraordinary female entrepreneurs and icon CEOS, celebrity role models and billionaire activists, foremost heads of state and pioneer philanthropists, all ranked by money, media momentum, spheres of influence and impact.
Pursuing a graduate level degree can definitely help some college graduates bolster their future earning potential, but new research from Georgetown University shows it isn’t always the greatest long-term investment.
Talks between the federal government and former college students who are fighting to have their student debt forgiven have hit a snag that could undo a month’s worth of negotiating. Meanwhile, Corinthian Colleges made it official and filed for bankruptcy in Delaware on Monday.