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Once Supportive Latinos Turning Backing on President and Affordble Care Act

Once Supportive Latinos Turning Backing on President and Affordble Care Act

They were among President Obama’s best supporters, but support for the president and his signature health insurance scheme is quickly dying among Hispanics. continue reading »

STUDY: Overwhelming Majority of Latinos Do Not Have Retirement Savings

STUDY: Overwhelming Majority of Latinos Do Not Have Retirement Savings

A new study highlights the dilemma of the aging Latino population – no retirement savings to life off of. continue reading »

PEW REPORT- Remittances to Latin America Recover—but Not to Mexico

PEW REPORT- Remittances to Latin America Recover—but Not to Mexico

Total Remittances Received in Latin America and Mexico, 2000-2013Remittances to Spanish-speaking Latin American countries overall have recovered from a decline during the recent recession, with the notable exception of Mexico, according to World Bank data analyzed by the Pew Research Center. continue reading »

Culturally Relevant Commercials

Culturally Relevant Commercials

Two commercials come to mind when I think of multinational companies attempting to attract the growing Hispanic market: Tide with Toque de Downy: Osito and Samsung Galaxy S4 – Meet the Parents. continue reading »

STUDY:  Hispanic Adult Millennials Marrying Later & Still Speaking Spanish

STUDY:  Hispanic Adult Millennials Marrying Later & Still Speaking Spanish

According to a new study by Tr3s Hispanic Adult Millennials are trusting fewer people, marrying later in life and still speaking Spanish, which are all influencing factors as to how they are living their lives. continue reading »

Polls Indicate Republicans Will Take Brunt of Blame if U.S. Govt Shuts Down

Polls Indicate Republicans Will Take Brunt of Blame if U.S. Govt Shuts Down

The United States is bracing for a partial shutdown of the federal government unless Congress acts to avert it, the White House said Monday. continue reading »

STUDY:  Latino, African-American Families Face Continued Financial Instability 7 Yrs After Recession

STUDY:  Latino, African-American Families Face Continued Financial Instability 7 Yrs After Recession

A new report published today by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) shows that seven years after the start of the great depression Latino and African-American families continue to face financial instability. The continued finance hardship is attributed to the massive loss of wealth and assets tied to the housing market. continue reading »

LABOR REPORT:  Latino Workers Continue to Face High Unemployment, Lower Wages and Uncertain Future

LABOR REPORT:  Latino Workers Continue to Face High Unemployment, Lower Wages and Uncertain Future

The AFL-CIO has just released their 2013 Report on Latinos in the workforce titled “The Elusive American Dream: Lower Wages, High Unemployment and an Uncertain Retirement for Latinos.” continue reading »

STUDY:  Latinos and Blacks More Optimistic About U.S. Economy, Their Future

A recent study by The Associated Press and the Center for Public Affairs Research has found that Latinos and African-Americans are more optimistic about the U.S. economy and their own personal economic future. continue reading »

Your Big Mac Would Only Cost $.68 More If McDonalds Doubled Its Pay

Your Big Mac Would Only Cost $.68 More If McDonalds Doubled Its Pay

If McDonalds were to double the salaries and benefits of all of its employees, from the CEO down to the minimum wage cashiers, it would still only cost an extra 68 cents for a Big Mac, according to a new report by the University of Kansas. continue reading »

MI Gente Mobile  Arrives As the First Mobile Phone Network Designed For Latinos

MI Gente Mobile Arrives As the First Mobile Phone Network Designed For Latinos

On April 18th, Mi Gente Mobile sets new ground within the mobile market, positioning a lifestyle for the Latino community living in the United States. To experience the world of mobile today is a dream come true and now with Mi Gente Mobile the best conditions for thousands of Latinos are here continue reading »

Hispanics Are Most Concerned With Money, Spending Time with Kids

Hispanics Are Most Concerned With Money, Spending Time with Kids

The two chief concerns of Hispanics in the United States are having enough money to make it to the end of the month and having time to spend with the kids, according to a Telemundo/NBC/WSJ survey published Friday. continue reading »

The Latino Coalition Partnering with U.S. Chamber of Commerce for 2013 Small Business Summit

The Latino Coalition Partnering with U.S. Chamber of Commerce for 2013 Small Business Summit

Steve Forbes, Bob Woodward, Jim Koch and Linda Alvarado, Daymond John and Barbara Corcoran to provide insight into business success continue reading »

LatPro Job Fair for Bilingual Job Seekers Comes to NYC

LatPro Job Fair for Bilingual Job Seekers Comes to NYC

The 2013 National Diversity Job Fair Series, sponsored by LatPro and the National Society for Hispanic Professionals, will visit the Metropolitan Pavilion on April 10 as the third stop on the nationwide career fair tour. continue reading »

US Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.7 Percent in February 2013

US Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.7 Percent in February 2013

The U.S. unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percent in February to 7.7 percent, as 236,000 net jobs were created, the Labor Department said Friday. Economists had been expecting the creation of just 157,000 net continue reading »