By Grace Bastidas | 04/13/2011 - 15:30 | 1 Comment
Procrastinators beware: Tax Day is right around the corner—April 18 to be exact—so it’s time to take a deep breath and complete your returns. Here are some great last-minute tax tips from Annabella Rodriguez, office manager of H&R Block’s (hrblock.com) Weston, Florida office.
Take into consideration life changes...
By Mariela Rosario | 03/10/2011 - 17:45 | 0 Comments
With an estimated net worth of $74 billion (yup, BILLION) dollars, Carlos Slim Helu has a firm grip on first place of Forbes list of the World's Richest People. Holding on the to the top spot for the second year in a row, Helu managed to add $20.5 billion to his fortune—increasing the gap between him and no. 2,...
By | 12/13/2010 - 13:49 | 3 Comments
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) thinks that banks are being unfair to Latinos applying for Federally guaranteed mortgages called FHA loans and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is investigating their claims.
Twenty-two banks are accused of not giving loans to qualified applicants. To be...
By latina | 11/27/2010 - 10:00 | 1 Comment
Marketing research company ComScore reported that online credit card purchases reached $29.1 billion in the 2009 holiday season—much of which was probably racked up as debt. So chicas, put those credit cards back in your wallets and follow these gift-buying tips:
1. Be picky with your gift-giving list. Do you really need to give every close...
By Latina Staff | 07/19/2010 - 12:29 | 0 Comments
A recent magazine study found that 72% of hiring managers in the United States admitted that how physically attractive a person is influences their decision to hire them. Latina's Editorial Director, Galina Espinoza, was on the Today show this morning discussing this new study and the double standard that often exists for women. She cited a story Latina....
By Elayne Fluker | 06/07/2010 - 13:36 | 5 Comments
We reported last week on Debrahlee Lorenzana who claims she was fired from her job at Citigroup for, basically, being too sexy. This morning on CBS's Early Show, Lorenzana goes into detail about why she thinks her supervisors, who she claims told her not to wear items like pencil skirts...
By Mariela Rosario | 06/03/2010 - 17:00 | 10 Comments
We all have seen them: Chicas who saunter into work in too-tight, cleavage-bearing shirts or thigh-high mini skirts and stilettos. Some woman just don't understand or don't care to dress professionally for the office. But Debrahlee Lorenzana insists that she is not one of them.
Lorenzana is suing her former bosses at Citigroup for...
By Kenrya Rankin Naasel | 05/11/2010 - 17:00 | 0 Comments
We've all seen the headlines; times are still tough. Many are on edge about having lost their jobs, and if you still have yours, you're probably fearful of joining the ranks of the unemployed. (Check out Latina.com's new Job Search section to find the perfect gig!) Believe it or not, now is the time to strategize. "We'...
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