Upscale Hispanics
'Upscale Hispanics' Could Be the Answer to Heal Middle Class
By Amaris Castillo | 06/11/2013 - 11:06

Have you met the ‘Upscale Hispanics’? Or maybe you’re one of them. Apparently, there’s such a group. According to HuffPost Latino Voices, this chunk of the U.S.’s Latino population is being called the most influential since the baby boomers, accounting for 29 percent of the overall Hispanic spend in 2012.


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Inspiring Latina: Lilliana Alvarez
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 10/11/2012 - 16:00

Honduran American Lilliana Alvarez, 30, considers herself different, and she likes it. Her main goal is to communicate to the world her "fierceness," as she puts it, through her own personal style. "Wear your look, walk it, talk it and live it for the moment," she says.


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How to Save Money Like an Immigrant
By Franziska Castillo | 01/28/2010 - 09:32

It happens everywhere: Latinos arrive in a new American town, work and save like crazy, and within a few years, voilà! They’re opening businesses and buying homes. At a time when the rest of us are choking on major credit card debts, immigrants often save a fifth or more of their income and are 30 percent more likely than nonimmigrants to open a business.


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Carmelo Anthony: The Boricua Businessman
By Akanke Small | 06/12/2009 - 15:00

When Hispanic Business Magazine named Carmelo Anthony as one of the 100 most influential Hispanics, he wasn't the only one who was shocked. So were a ton of his fans who never even knew the superstar forward was half Puerto Rican! Anthony was honored and flattered to be on the list, especially since most people don’t recognize his Latino heritage. Although the two time NBA All Star was born and raised in the United States, he bears a tattoo of the Puerto Rican flag as a reminder of his fathers heritage.


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