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These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Hebrew Theological College, South Suburban College and University of Phoenix-Illinois have some of the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

These schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Career Center of Southern Illinois, Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute and Saint Anthony College of Nursing have some of the best 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Sticker shock: Which 4-year U.S. schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

State residents enrolled at Christian Life College face among the lowest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Sticker shock: Which 4-year U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

State residents enrolled at Illinois Institute of Technology face among the steepest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Chicago area has highest ‘equity-rich’ mortgage rate among Illinois’ largest MSAs

Among Illinois’ most populous urban centers, Chicago-Naperville-Elgin posted the highest percentage of properties with mortgages that have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity.

Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Residents in Illinois face some of the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

St. Louis-Metro East has top ‘underwater’ mortgage rate among Illinois’ largest MSAs

Among Illinois’ most populous urban centers, the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Metro East, posted the highest percentage of mortgages that owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to a home equity analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: 28 percent of mortgages in Piatt County considered ‘equity-rich’

Among Illinois counties, Piatt, Moultrie and Monroe had the highest percentage of property owners with mortgages who have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: 40 percent of mortgages in Boone County considered ‘underwater’

Among Illinois counties, Boone, Montgomery and Bond had the highest percentage of property owners with mortgages who owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: 16.1 percent of Illinois property owners are ‘equity rich’

In Illinois, owners of more than 393,000 properties with mortgages have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: 15.9 percent of Illinois property owners' mortgages are 'underwater'

In Illinois, owners of 387,854 properties with mortgages owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: Kendall County has the highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 239 properties in Kendall County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the highest foreclosure rate in Illinois, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Illinois has the 4th highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 425 properties in Illinois started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Counties in Virginia, Texas and Missouri pay lowest property tax rate in U.S.

From TX Business Daily

With an effective property tax rate of 0.1 percent, Mecklenburg County in Virginia has the lowest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: Homeowners in Hawaii, Alabama, Colorado pay lowest property tax rate in U.S.

From Arizona Business Daily

With an effective property tax rate of about 0.33 percent, Honolulu has the lowest property tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

348,659 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from 4-year schools

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Phoenix in Tempe, Everest University in Tampa and Ashford University in San Francisco reported the largest share of borrowers from four-year institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

585,402 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Phoenix, Everest University and Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana University had the most students who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Stylish career turn lands beauty businessman's product on Amazon

Veteran hair stylist and product developer Nelson Ameer sealed the deal in just the last two weeks. His conditioner is now available on Amazon.

Northern Trust supports development of Akola tracking app

A unique app that allows users to track the impact of their purchase of from a nonprofit jewelry brand, along with in-store displays at Neiman Marcus stores, was recently funded by Chicago-based Northern Trust.

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