- Author: Elizabeth Llorente, Fox News Latino
Nearly 70 percent of Latino working-age households have no assets in a retirement account, and 62 percent of Latinos between the ages of 25 and 64 do not have employer-sponsored retirement plans. That is higher than the percentage of people in other major ethnic/racial groups. The percentage for whites was 37 percent.
About 38 percent of Latino employees ages 25-74 had a retirement plan through...
- Author: UC San Diego News Page
Scientific data suggest that a woman reduces her risk of breast cancer by breastfeeding, having multiple children and giving birth at a younger age. A study led by the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine indicates that women of Mexican descent may not fit that profile. In fact, results suggest that women of Mexican descent with more children and those who breastfeed are more likely to be diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer.
During the four-year Ella Binational Breast Cancer Study, scientists assessed the association between reproductive factors and tumors subtypes in 1,041 Mexican...
- Author: Forbes, by Clare O'Connor
With 9 days left until Christmas, retailers are pulling out all the stops to attract last-minute shoppers to their brick-and-mortar stores and online iterations alike.
As reported by Forbes, recent data indicates there’s one group they should be paying special attention to, particularly given their propensity to spend big around the holidays: Hispanic Millennials. Here’s why.
They have disposable income.
Young Hispanics between the ages of 20 and 29 carry about $10,000 less debt than other Millennials, according to
- Author: HispanicBusiness.com
As the Hispanic population increases across the U.S., its influence is reaching deep into American culture. It's even changing what non-Hispanic whites are naming their children, as reported by HispanicBusiness.com. Among the most popular names are Ernesto, Maria and Miguel.
According to baby-naming website Belly Ballot, Hispanic names will surge among whites through 2014. There are strong indications of white parents selecting
- Author: University of Southern California news by Merrill Balassone
Even among those attending the top performing high schools in California, nearly half of Latinos choose to attend community college after graduation, a new analysis by the Center for Urban Education at the University of Southern California shows.
The findings suggest that these young people are far more likely to attend community college than their peers from any other ethnic groups. Among graduates of public high schools that ranked in the top 10 percent statewide, 46 percent of Latinos enrolled at a community college, as compared to 27...