The month in review — August

Back to the future for dividend and bond yields For Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Some perspective on the horrible housing market For the Star Tribune

Good news amid the weak economy For Marketplace Morning Report

Tax reform: these small steps could help deficit, economy For Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Despite rising price, college degree still worth its cost For the Star Tribune

Oil is up and will continue to go up. For Marketplace Morning Report

Rules vary for hardship withdrawals from IRAs and 401(k)s. For the Star Tribune

Forget 65, Americans should retire earlier. For Marketplace Money

The labor market’s teenage wasteland. For Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Retirement-savings rule of thumb can fall short For the Star Tribune

Solving the U.S. education crisis For Marketplace Morning Report