Rene Cruz

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My kids will not have the college dream

I want the best for my daughters — but I’m willing to settle on their education<p>Shortly after my older daughter was born, her father and I opened up a college savings fund for our family. Every month since, we have had money automatically deducted from our bank accounts into it. My firstborn is now …

M.F.A.s: An Increasingly Popular, Increasingly Bad Financial Decision

Like many graduate degrees, a Master of Fine Arts carries rising costs and brings limited job prospects So why are more Americans pursuing one?<p>There's an argument that's gained traction in recent years in vastly different fields, and it's don't go back to school.Don't go to graduate school, there …

Zephyr Teachout Keeps Preaching 'We Can Actually Do Something' About Corruption

WASHINGTON -- Earlier this year, Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout emerged as a political star among progressives when she challenged New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary and performed far better than expected. Teachout received 35 percent of the primary vote and won over 20 …

4 Moves Every Body Should Do Every Day

Whether you do weights, cardio, both or neither, you should also be doing these moves to instantly feel better in your body.<p>A Move to Help Prevent …

How Simple Mini Habits Can Change Your Life

<b>“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>It was late 2012, just after Christmas, …

Apple's Jonathan Ive and Craig Federighi: The Complete Interview

Perhaps you’ve already read our cover story on Apple and its three wise men: Chief Executive Tim Cook, chief designer Jonathan Ive, and software head …

The American dream has become a burden for most

The final chapter of America's Promise, a high-school textbook on American history, ends with a rallying cry to national mythology. "The history of the United States is one of challenges faced, problems resolved, and crises overcome," it states. "Throughout their history Americans have remained an …

The American Dream — Under Threat

It’s a tough time to be a kid in Amer­ica. Or a par­ent.<p>In the latest All­state/<i>Na­tion­al Journ­al</i> Heart­land Mon­it­or Poll, an over­whelm­ing …

RIP, the middle class: 1946-2013

The 1 percent hollowed out the middle class and our industrial base. And Washington just let it happen<p>I know I’m dating myself by writing this, but I remember the middle class.<p>I grew up in an automaking town in the 1970s, when it was still possible for a high school graduate -- or even a high …