Finance & Economy

Rising costs of education stems from highly paid executives, study says

Out of 20 colleges in the Boston area, Boston University has the second highest total amount […]

Central banks prevented serious financial crisis, speaker says

Philip Turner, head of Secretariat Group in the Monetary and Economic Department of the Bank for International […]

‘Up with the people, down with the banks’: Protesters rally against Bank of America’s foreclosure practices

‘Up with the people, down with the banks’: Protesters rally against Bank of America’s foreclosure practices

About 2,000 citizens and over 30 activist groups marched from Boston Common to Bank of America […]

Hub ranked one of nation’s most finanically sound college towns

With advantages such as high-tech industry and human capital concentrations, Boston and Cambridge ranked fifth in […]

by · September 29, 2011 · 0 comments · City, Finance & Economy, News

Federal grant to improve low-income housing

Mayor Thomas Menino announced Friday that the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development granted $2.4 […]

Increasing costs, slow economy complicate students’ financial aid

College of Fine Arts sophomore Savanna Young-Norris would not have joined the Class of 2014 at […]

Obama addresses state budget struggles

President Barack Obama warned governors on Monday against attempting to dilute his health care law, while emphasizing his openness to work with states in carrying out the law.

Mass. delegation resists new Obama tax plan

Despite President Barack Obama’s call for bipartisan agreement, no one in the all-Democratic Massachusetts House delegation has agreed to support the tax plan Obama forged with Republicans.

Former P.M. urges global response to economic crisis

Gordon Brown, the former prime minister of the United Kingdom, argued Thursday for a new global financial system to solve economic problems throughout the world and to prevent future dilemmas.

by · September 27, 2010 · 0 comments · City, Finance & Economy, News

Farmer’s Market: Fruits, vegetables and fun

When Boston University students are asked to describe their campus, ears of corn, cartons of tomatoes and fresh-baked pies are not among the most anticipated answers. Despite the university’s association with being an “urban campus,” BU has made efforts to create a small-town feel by initiating a weekly farmer’s market in the George Sherman Union Plaza.