Posted: 07/23/2013 - Grants and scholarships are taking a leading role in paying college bills, while parents are picking up less of the costs. That's according to a report from loan giant Sallie Mae.
Posted: 07/11/2013 - The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage rose this week to 4.51 percent, a two-year high. Rates have been rising on expectations that the Federal Reserve will slow its bond purchases this year.
Posted: 07/10/2013 - Eight investors are forming a new nonprofit foundation aimed at helping startup businesses across Wisconsin.
Posted: 06/27/2013 - A Republican lawmaker who sponsored a sweeping landlord-tenant bill would himself benefit from one of its provisions.
Posted: 06/21/2013 - Wisconsin officials are alerting residents to statewide scam calls telling them they have won a sweepstakes prize.
Posted: 06/19/2013 - Wisconsin officials hope a new incentive plan will trim participation in the state's welfare-to-work program.
Posted: 06/11/2013 - The worst may be over for drivers in Michigan and other upper Midwest states who have been grappling with the highest gasoline prices in the continental U.S.
Posted: 06/07/2013 - Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is not just for Lutherans anymore.
Posted: 06/06/2013 - The Senate is taking up legislation to keep student loan rates low, at least for now.
Posted: 06/06/2013 - The Assembly is scheduled to take up a bill on Thursday that would invest state and private money in Wisconsin startups.
Posted: 06/04/2013 - U.S. home prices soared 12.1 percent in April from a year earlier, the biggest gain since February 2006, as more buyers competed for fewer homes.
Posted: 06/03/2013 - When you wish upon a star, be sure to bring your wallet. Disneyland has raised its ticket prices.
Posted: 06/03/2013 - Chrysler says its sales rose 11 percent in May, a sign that auto sales rebounded from a slight dip in April.
Posted: 06/02/2013 - Governor Scott Walker and Republican legislative leaders are nearing an agreement on the last three big pieces of the state budget.
Posted: 05/17/2013 - A tea party group says the Internal Revenue Service asked about its involvement in efforts to verify signatures in the effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week but stayed near their historic lows. Cheaper mortgages have helped the economy by spurring more home-buying and refinancing.
Posted: 05/06/2013 - Billionaire Warren Buffett says he doesn't like owning bonds right now, and he doesn't think average investors should either.
Posted: 04/26/2013 - The manager at the Central Wisconsin Airport says even if the president signs the bill to end air traffic controllers furloughs, it doesn't automatically mean the tower there will stay open.
Posted: 04/25/2013 - Changing an airline ticket is getting more expensive at US Airways and United Airlines.
Posted: 04/25/2013 - You don't see this very often: a majority of Senate Republicans voting to make people who buy stuff on the Internet pay state and local sales taxes.