New Report Shows Recession
New Report Shows Recession Amplified Wealth Gap Between Whites and Hispanics, Blacks
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 04/30/2013 - 19:34

Think all Americans have been equally affected by the Recession? Think again...

A new report by the Urban Institute reveals that Americans are not all equally affected by the recession and that Blacks and Hispanics have been hit harder than whites.


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Spanish Woman Sells Organs to Pay Rent
Spanish Woman Sells Organs to Pay Rent
By Jill Pankow | 11/15/2012 - 12:05

Sure, the global economy has seen better days, but selling your internal organs to make rent sounds like the plot of a bad television show. For one unemployed Spanish woman, however, this is her last stitch effort to support herself and her daughter in order to make ends meet.


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Pew Center Study Finds Latino Families Hardest Hit By Recession
Pew Center Study Finds Latino Families Hardest Hit By Recession
By Amaris Castillo | 07/26/2011 - 15:00

Latino families experienced the largest decline of any other racial or ethnic in wealth during the recession.  These finding are based on a study published today by the Pew Foundation that used data collected by the United States Census Bureau

Recession Hits Latino Youth in Colorado Disproportionately Hard


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Recession Hits Latino Youth in Colorado Disproportionately Hard
Recession Hits Latino Youth in Colorado Disproportionately Hard
By Fox News Latino | 03/14/2011 - 12:00

The recession has disproportionately affected Hispanic children in Colorado; driving up the number of Latino children in poverty, exacerbating both nutritional issues and higher rates of attempted suicides among Latino kids.


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7 Fun & (Almost) Free Ideas for Valentine's Day
7 Fun & (Almost) Free Ideas for Valentine's Day
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/11/2011 - 14:45

Let’s face it, a fancy meal at an overpriced restaurant may sound like the perfect Valentine’s Day for you, but chances are your guy isn’t as enthusiastic. The high expectations, the gifts, the candy, the expense—it's easy for a guy to get overwhelmed. Try some of these low-cost, low-pressure activities that you’ll BOTH love, without sacrificing romance!


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Center for American Progress Report: "Recession Made a Bad Situation Worse" For Latinos & Blacks
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/24/2011 - 17:00

Latinos and other communities of color—hit harder in the recession and recovering much slower than whites—have a deeper economic hole to climb out of and the government should target them specifically with quality jobs, according to a report released by the Center for American Progress on the eve of President Barack Obama’s state of the union address on Tuesday.


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Recession-Proof Your Hair
By Ivana Cepeda | 04/14/2009 - 10:30

We understand that the economy is taking a toll on all of our wallets, but a girl should never be asked to sacrifice her beauty! So we spoke with Mia, a part-Mexicana San Francisco Color Specialist with 15 years of experience, to get some expert advice on how to recession-proof your hair. Here are some rules you should follow to maintain your manes color:


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