Fully 90 percent of U.S. families are still struggling to recover from the recession, according to a new survey from the Federal Reserve Board.
Women own 30 percent of privately owned businesses but generate just 11 percent of sales, according to federal statistics.
Although a full Pell award more than covers two semesters at community colleges, students enrolled in accelerated programs often need to take out loans.
When her parents became ill, Ericka Trinh took over her mom's St. Paul beauty salon and started a bakery business on the side. She doesn't sleep.
Access to public transit helps, but it's not enough to connect some workers with economic opportunity.
A study finds that students who had saved between $1 and $500 were four times more likely to graduate than students with no savings at all.
Population growth will drive the trend, according to a report from the St. Louis Fed. The average Hispanic family likely still won't see many gains.
For this small-business owner, it all started in his dad's kitchen.
Some low-income, mostly minority neighborhoods may never recover from the mortgage crisis.
A California nonprofit reinvents the merchant cash advance with loans that could expand access to capital and won't bankrupt small-business owners.
Resources for entrepreneurs and industry partnerships have made it easier than ever for University of Minnesota inventions to hit the market.
Twin Cities RISE! is a long-term, expensive program. It also saves the government money.
Civic leaders in Minneapolis and St. Paul hope a new train will attract billions of dollars in economic growth.
The mayor of Minneapolis talks about the challenges facing the Twin Cities and collaborative solutions for addressing them.
It's often impossible for people with low credit ratings to access capital. This start-up has an innovative way to change that.
Thomas Piketty's findings about inherited wealth driving economic inequality may also hold true for racial gaps.
To revitalize inner-city neighborhoods, Minnesota's Neighborhood Development Center backs aspiring business owners who already live there.
Shrinking American cities are increasingly betting their economic futures on immigration.
With enrollments and revenues dropping, the CEO behind Strayer University explains how for-profit institutions can lower costs for students and respond to rapidly changing workplaces.
Virginia and Florida both moved last week to allow certain undocumented residents to pay in-state tuition.