Latino business owners doing well in financial planning compared to the national average.

Latino owned business has taken off in the past few years and shows no signs of slowing down according to new data. When compared to the national average, Latino businesses are doing more than just well.  According to the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) refreshed Business Owner Perspectives Study, the Latino business community has made…

The number of Latino’s with college degrees in California is rising says new report.

In a recent study commissioned by Univision’s Political, Advocacy and Government Group it was found that the number of Latinos in California with two- and four-year degrees has doubled in little more than a decade, a dramatic increase.  But while the increase represents a large number, when compared with the overall, growing Latino population, the proportion of college-trained…

Home ownership among Hispanics growing despite external challenges.

It is a common saying in the United States that living the American dream means achieving the dream of home ownership. Lately however it seems that that dream has become more difficult for many Americans. Despite some of the difficulties and challenges however, new data show that Hispanics are becoming home owners at a growing rate.  According to the Hispanic Wealth Project…

California’s growing number of Hispanic students brings special funding to schools.

California schools are finding access to special government educational funds as the population of Hispanic students grows. Some Hispanic students who have transferred to certain schools recently have found a pleasant surprise in the form of assistance both financial and in study resources.  Those benefits are the result of a $3 million U.S. Department of Education grant to…

Latino parents are concerned about the education of their children and want to see some changes.

Latino parent and advocates are preparing their strategies for acquiring more funds and better support for their students from kindergarten through a college degree. This call to action has been brought on by data that suggests that California’s Latino students are falling behind and are not succeeding at the same rate as student from other ethnic groups. The parents feel…