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U.S. Latino buying power higher than GDP of Mexico

U.S. Latino buying power higher than GDP of Mexico

U.S. Latino buying power higher than GDP of Mexico March 3, 2017 By Cindy Barth Latino buying power in the United States in 2016 was larger than the gross domestic product of Mexico, according to a new report from The

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No Hike for Fed: Interest Rates Remain Steady, Some Arizonans Breathe Sigh of Relief

No Hike for Fed: Interest Rates Remain Steady, Some Arizonans Breathe Sigh of Relief

By Lauren Clark | Cronkite News After months of anticipation, the Federal Reserve opted not to hike its key interest rate Thursday. The lack of action makes this the longest period in the nation’s current economic history not to do so. 

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Half of U.S. Working Adults Own or Want to Own Their Own Businesses, Finds University of Phoenix Survey

PHOENIX— Half (50 percent) of working adults in the U.S. either currently own or want to own their own businesses, according to a new national University of Phoenix School of Business survey. Of working Americans who do not currently own a business,

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Cardinals president: Super Bowl’s impact will extend far beyond Glendale

By Caitlin Cruz While the 2015 Super Bowl will be played at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, the economic impact will be felt across the Valley, Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill said Friday. “The footprint of the Super Bowl

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Phoenix-area Housing Market Officially in Slowdown

Expect those big price increases we’ve seen for Phoenix-area homes to slow down, possibly even stop or reverse a little this year. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University predicts two-plus years

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Online Shopping and Protecting your Personal Information

Online Shopping and Protecting your Personal Information

By: Cindy G. Castillo Shopping online is a trend in the Latino community that is increasing tremendously. Not only are Latinos making more purchases on the internet, but they are also spending more per transaction.   Consider the following statistics

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Money Lending Pools Popular in Latino Community

Money Lending Pools Popular in Latino Community

By Peter Haden          Cronkite News PHOENIX – When Humberto Jesus Salazar needed to renovate his computer repair shop, he rounded up nine friends to meet with him once a month for 10 months. Each agreed to contribute $200 per month

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Advocates say path to citizenship is path to brighter economy for all

Advocates say path to citizenship is path to brighter economy for all

By Nela Lichtscheidl Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Immigration advocates released a study of Latino banking habits Tuesday that they said supports the case for a pathway to citizenship, which they said in turn opens the door to greater economic prosperity

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Report: Focus on security overshadows economic, other border benefits

Report: Focus on security overshadows economic, other border benefits

By Nela Lichtscheidl Cronkite News Up on the border Highlights of “The State of the Border Report,” a comprehensive look at the state of the Southwest border. • The U.S. is Mexico’s top trading partner; Mexico is the United States’

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