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Obama's Student Loan Measure: What You Should Know.

President Obama has signed an executive order to expand eligibility for income-based repayment plans.

Pro Hockey Players' Entrepreneurial Power Play

Former NHL players more likely than other pro athletes to start successful businesses.

3 Angles for Understanding Angels

Entrepreneurs seeking a heavenly relationship with their investors should know three things before pitching their business.

Financial Gifts Recent Grads Can Really Use

Need an idea for a graduation gift? This might be a chance to get your favorite new graduate on solid financial footing.

Can the Academic Entrepreneur Save the Ivory Tower?

Higher education could be rebranded as startups' best friend and assist students in mastering business skills.

Google Is Actually More Diverse Than You Think

Sixty-one percent of the company's employees are white, compared to 66 percent of the of the overall U.S. labor force.

Could Entrepreneurship Be the Great Equalizer?

Fresh-faced new-business owners may be able to combat a pressing social and economic issue: income inequality.

Why It Is Important to Teach Girls About Entrepreneurship

The founder of Glamtrepreneur talks about instilling the business bug at an early age.

'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter

Host LeVar Burton is adapting the classic show for the web.

Entrepreneurs Remember Their Favorite School Teachers. Tell Us: Who Inspired You?

The founders of Pencils of Promise, Warby Parker and Harry's remember their favorite teachers and what made them so great.

The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

From Bill Gates to Stephen Colbert, a look at the speakers who gave the most memorable commencement speeches.

Why Entrepreneurship is 'Catching Fire' at Florida Atlantic University

Like 'Hunger Games' heroine Katniss Everdeen, successful entrepreneurs understand the need to be adaptable to survive in the fierce world of business.

School Cancels Kindergarten Show to Prepare Kids for 'College and Careers'

An elementary school in Elwood, N.Y., has cancelled its year-end kindergarten play in order to better equip its five and six-year-old students with real-world skills.

Obama Pushes Financial Education in Schools

The White House has made April National Financial Capability Month.

Lending Club's New Front: Loans for Braces and Your Kid's Kindergarten Tuition

The peer-to-peer lending site announced today that, with its acquisition of Springstone Financial, it would be expanding its reach in consumer finance.

Want to Start an Investment Company? Go it Alone First.

Our expert explains that experience is paramount to building a solid investing track record

Tech Workers Are Now Sizable Slice of Big Apple's Economy (Infographic)

Study cites role of 'tech ecosystem' in adding 45,000 positions to New York City's workforce in a decade.

Why This Teen Was Accepted Into All 8 Ivy League Universities

Seventeen-year-old high school senior Kwasi Enin pulled off a collegiate hat trick several times over.

Welcome to Miley Cyrus 101: 5 Bizarre College Courses

From wine tasting to the sociology of Miley Cyrus.

Which Colleges and Majors Yield the Most Lucrative Careers?

A PayScale study aims to put a new kind of price tag on our nation's universities.

3 Ways to Keep College Entrepreneurs' Dreams Alive, Even After Graduation

With many students seeing their college careers end in a few short months, their safety net is also disappearing.

Richard Branson on the Value of Volunteering

Sometimes, getting ahead of the competition means donating your time to a worthy cause.

Tell Us: Is Michigan's 'Free College Tuition' Proposal a Good One?

A new law awaiting action in Michigan aims to realize the far-off dream of free college education, though there's a catch.

How Making Employees Lifelong Learners Can Help Your Company Succeed

A culture that prioritizes learning results in a workforce focused on continuous improvement. Here are six tactics to cultivate a learning environment.

Business Books Are Virtually Worthless Without This

Reading new titles is my guilty passion. Here's how to make the financial lessons stick -- and apply them in your workplace.

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