Education

UVA grads make more than VT grads; both earn more than VCU grads

Where you go to college can have a huge effect on how much you make over your career, even more than your major. The differences get magnified later in life. A yearlong study conducted by the compensation company PayScale Inc. found that Virginia Tech grads earned more upon graduating than UVA grads. But after ten… Read more »

Virginia college savings plans best in class

Virginia’s college savings plans ranked as some of the best in the nation by Morningstar, which examines diversification, fees, flexibility, and the underlying funds of the plans. According to the research firm’s recent report, the Virginia Education Savings Trust and Virginia College America funds have low costs and some of the best returns. “We also… Read more »

New website

The VCU Business School now has a new website to go with its new digs. The new site is much easier to use and has clearer descriptions of the classes and programs geared toward Richmond small businesses. BizSense will run a detailed story on Thursday about how to capitalize on the local business school, which… Read more »