Going to college or university isn't cheap, and with an average debt of $29,400, many graduates will be paying for their student loans long after graduation day. These states are home to the highest average student debts among loan-carrying, graduating seniors in 2012, according to The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS). Can you guess which state had the highest?
Like anyone taking the plunge, same-sex couples should pause and review the ramifications of marriage from a financial, tax and legal point of view.
Nevada and New Mexico want to stay on daylight saving time, while Texas and Utah want to stay on standard time. Can the American Southwest free itself from the clutches of clock changes?
A New Mexico prosecutor has initiated a preliminary hearing in open court to determine whether there is enough probable cause to try two Albuquerque police officers in the fatal shooting of a homeless man at an illegal campsite.
A new bill in Oklahoma proposes to ban those with DUI convictions from buying alcohol in the state. Would such a law be progressive – or pointless?
Several US states that are overly dependent on oil to meet their budget forecasts are up for a big disappointment. They're experiencing the challenge of budget woes as a fall in oil prices could pose serious consequences for their economies.