Cameron Diaz
Cameron Diaz Is One of Hollywood’s Highest Paid Actresses
By Amaris Castillo | 07/07/2011 - 09:00

Cameron Diaz is among Hollywood’s 10 highest paid actresses, Forbes reports. Diaz, who stars in the new hit comedy Bad Teacher, earned $18 million between May 2010 and May 2011.  The 38-year-old Cuban American beauty stands beside an elite group of other female Hollywood A-listers, including Angelina Jolie, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jennifer Aniston


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Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera Is Highest Paid Judge on 'The Voice'
By Lee Hernandez | 06/16/2011 - 11:50

On NBC’s hit singing competition, The Voice, Christina Aguilera often seems like she’s the one calling the shots and having the last word—and that’s no fluke. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Aguilera makes more than $225,000 an episode for The Voice, which is $150,000 more per episode than fellow voice judges Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Cee Lo Green, who each earn $75,000 per


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10 Latino Celebrities Make Forbes Celebrity 100 List
10 Latinos Make the Forbes Celebrity 100 List
By Johanna Ferreira | 05/19/2011 - 12:42

Forbes recently released their Celebrity 100, which is an annual list celebrating the most powerful and wealthiest people in the entertainment industry. The list includes film and television actors, TV personalities, models, athletes, authors, musicians and comedians. Who makes the list is determined based on the celebrity’s earnings combined with their media visibility, social media power and overall influence.


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The Wisest Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund
The Wisest Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund
By Grace Bastidas | 04/18/2011 - 15:00

According to the IRS, the average tax refund for 2011 is $2,985. How will you spend it? You can buy a ticket to Vegas and blow it on the tables, buy a pair of Louboutins, or you can take a more mindful approach. Here are some great investment tips from Louis Barajas, personal finance expert and author of My Street Money.

Invest in a Roth IRA


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Last Minute Tax Tips
LATINA's Last Minute Tax Tips
By Grace Bastidas | 04/13/2011 - 15:30

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.

Homebuyers


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Guilt-Free Gift Giving
Guilt-Free Gift Giving
By latina | 11/27/2010 - 09:00

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:


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POLL: Should the Chilean Miners be Paid for their Stories?
POLL: Should the Chilean Miners be Paid for their Stories?
By Mariela Rosario | 10/18/2010 - 11:48

The Chilean miners have faced intense media scrutiny since their rescue last week, and for some of them, the relentless press attention is more frightening than the 69 days they suffered underground.

Intimate details of the miner's ordeal have yet to emerge, with the men saying they signed a pact of secrecy about their entrapment and subsequent rescue. While leaving a special Mass held for the men outside of the San Jose mine on Sunday, rescued miner Omar Reygadas, 56 told reporters, "I've had nightmares these days. But the worst nightmare is all of you."


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Leopard Skin Rolex, Albino Tigers Seized from Mexican Drug Kingpins
By Mariela Rosario | 07/22/2009 - 09:32

It sounds like a scene straight out of a movie, but reality is sometimes even stranger than fiction. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal exposed the over-the-top luxuries enjoyed by some of Mexico's biggest drug kingpins. From leopard-skin Rolex watches to endangered species, it seems that for Mexico's head honchos, nothing is too rare, expensive or ostentatious to collect.


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'Tis the Season to Save Money
By Mariela Rosario | 11/11/2008 - 13:06

Most people try to manage their holiday finances, but when it comes down to purchasing gifts, many times we throw caution to the wind and spend a whole lot more than we planned (or can really afford). Do you even know how much money you blew last year between Thanksgiving, splurging on new holiday outfits and Christmas presents? Bet you have no idea! This year, with the unstable job market and crashing stock exchange, being frugal is more important than ever. Here are some tricks to avoiding digging yourself into a crater-sized hole this holiday season:


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UPDATE: The Financial Crisis & What It Means For You
By Mariela Rosario | 09/30/2008 - 15:24

UPDATE: A revised version of the Bailout bill was passed by the Senate on Wednesday evening and by the House Friday afternoon. President Bush signed the bill into law almost as soon as it was passed.


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