Life + Culture

Learning about the basics of financial management now can help ensure that you won't have financial problems later on in life. Here are some basic tips to get you started, including three common money management mistakes, credit card rules and how to...
BASF Tech Academy
Outfitted in hard hats, ear plugs and safety glasses, 29 high school students make their way into the control room of BASF’s acetylene plant in Geismar, Louisiana. They gather in front of a couple dozen computer monitors, each of which keeps track of the...
Honor roll
Meet four Louisiana students who have risen to the top of their class this year through their academic performance, extracurricular activities and community involvement. One is a state-honored youth conservationist; another has written a book. Another is a...
Terrence Magee
Terrence Magee, running back for the Cleveland Browns, has been taking care of business ever since his backyard football days in Louisiana. After quarterbacking Franklinton High’s first state championship team, he went on to become a “fiery leader” and a “...
Hunter Hayes
Country music fans know Hunter Hayes for hits like “Wanted,” “Storm Warning” and this year’s “Rescue.” Before the baby-faced singer was a star, he was a Louisiana whiz kid who literally started performing as a baby. The Breaux Bridge native got his first...
Kaylee Hartung
CNN Correspondent Kaylee Hartung has packed a lot into 31 years. Hartung grew up in Baton Rouge and graduated from Episcopal High School in 2003. After college in Virginia she worked at CBS in New York for Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation. Then Hartung...
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