Since the Great Depression in 1929, the U.S. has experienced an assortment of financial catastrophes and victories. How the nation has responded to these events has shaped the financial regulation landscape into what it is today.
The following infographic breaks down the last 80 years of U.S. regulation and deregulation and highlights the industries most affected by the various events.
With the economic downturn of recent years, many Americans are wondering if a college degree is the answer to their employment woes.
If they return to school, will the cost of tuition, books and other school expenses pay off in the end? To answer that question, you have to look at the volume of students, volume of college debt and the resulting employment and earnings figures.
With wifi, smartphones and broadband available almost everywhere, college students are constantly connected to the web. While the internet has simplified some aspects of life, providing greater access to information, in some ways it has complicated the life of the modern day student. This is especially true when looking at the risks that increased internet usage can pose.
With summer fast approaching, large numbers of high school and college students are searching for summer jobs, beginning an internship or enrolling in summer school. Other students choose to use summer as an opportunity to sleep in, hit the beach and take advantage of a carefree lifestyle.