Mami Talks: Tips for Scrubbing Up Spending Habits This Spring
Mami Talks: Tips for Scrubbing Up Spending Habits This Spring
By Joscelyn Ramos Campbell | 03/03/2015 - 13:30

Spring is almost here and it's a great time to review and organize budgets, especially after the recent holiday spending.


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Bing Predicts A Rise In Stay-At-Home Jobs In 2015
Bing Predicts a Rise in Stay-At-Home Jobs In 2015
By Maria-Gabriela Molina | 02/25/2015 - 16:36

Bing predicts that demand for stay at-home jobs will rise in 2015 compared to past years.


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EXCLUSIVE: Frugal Fashionista Lilliana Vazquez
EXCLUSIVE: Frugal Fashionista Lilliana Vazquez Shares Her Tips for Online Holiday Shopping!
By Celia Shatzman | 11/09/2013 - 12:00

Being thrifty comes naturally for Lilliana Vazquez. From a young age, her mother taught her how to comb the racks at Sears in search of the same looks her school friends were splurging on at Neiman Marcus.


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Richer Than Mami? Ay, the Guilt!
Richer Than Mami? Ay, the Guilt!
By Wanda Medina | 10/12/2013 - 10:30

As more U.S.-born Latinas attain the American Dream and the financial freedom that comes along with it, they have to deal with the guilt of having more money than the immigrant parents who sacrificed all to help them thrive.


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10 Mobile Money Makers
10 Mobile Money Makers
By Celia Shatzman | 09/02/2013 - 11:00

Get savvy with your dinero just by clicking on these free finance apps.


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How to Survive Your First Year of College!
How to Survive Your First Year of College!
By Angelica Sereda | 08/25/2013 - 10:30

The time has finally come and you’re off to college! You’ve been waiting and planning for what seems like years. But feelings of excitement can easily turn into anxiety. Maybe you’re feeling like a little fish in a big pond or maybe you’re nervous about managing your finances. Whatever your worry is, we’ve all been there. Check out these tips to nail your first year at college:


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Black Friday: 20+ Stores With the Best Sales!
Black Friday: 20+ Stores With the Best Sales!
By Samantha Leal | 11/20/2012 - 16:15

Thanksgiving is nearing, which means only one thing: it’s time to get ready for Black Friday deals! See what sales your favorite stores are having – and click to see even more of the deals online (don't forget to check back as we add to the list!). Which ones will you be lining up for?


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Woman at a bank ATM
Don't Let Your Bank Ruin Your Fun - How to Pick the Right One For You
By Felipe Basulto | 08/01/2012 - 18:00

Bikinis, BBQs, and weekend road trips are just a few signs that we are in the height of the summer! Don’t let hassles with your finances stop you from having an amazing one. When you’re out and about, out-of-network ATM fees and penalties for dropping below the high checking account balance, required by most banks, can be a serious buzz kill for summer plans. 


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Credit Cards
Why No Credit is Bad Credit
By Roxanne Vivanco | 07/18/2012 - 18:00

Growing up as a first generation American with Latin born parents, I didn't know what credit was until I got to college. My parents did not rely on credit and paid for everything they purchased in cash. They grew up in South America, where the knowledge of credit was limited and people were wary of credit cards. I remember my parents telling me that credit cards had high interest rates, high annual fees and only wealthy people were suitable to apply. They believed that no credit was good credit -- so that was all I knew.


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Beating the Wage Gap: Latinas' Struggle for Equal Pay
Beating the Wage Gap: Latinas' Struggle for Equal Pay
By Latina Staff | 05/01/2012 - 11:58

By Iris Estrada
 
After the mark of Equal Pay Day on April 17th, the internet has been buzzing with information about the whopping wage gap American women face today.
 
Numbers show that females within different occupations still make significantly less than their male counterparts, according to the American Association of University Women.  Overall, women are making 77 cents for each dollar that a man earns, but statistics vary within different ethnic groups as well.
 


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