Thursday, October 17, 2019

Contreras Enters MO Treasurer Race, Would Be First Elected Latino State-Wide

Former State Department diplomat Pat Contreras is seeking to make history in Missouri as the only state-wide elected Latino in that state’s history  in his campaign for Missouri State Treasurer in 2016. Contreras, who prior to his career in the State Department under but the Obama and George W. Bush Administrations, worked as an economist […]

Financial Illiteracy High Amongst Latinos

Financial illiteracy and insecurity is highest among Latinos than any other group despite a majority claiming otherwise according to a new study by TIAA-CREF Institute and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center. While 76% of Latinos claimed to have a high degree of knowledge regarding finances, the study, titled “Hispanic Personal Finances: Financial Literacy and […]

Financial Happiness Eludes Latino Millennials according to Financial Education Millennial Survey

TD Bank conducted a Financial Education Millennial Survey that found an overwhelming number of Latinos are capable of managing their finances but financial happiness or satisfaction eludes them in the face of significant and often unpredictable financial stressors. The survey, which polled participants on their banking behaviors and preferences, found that sixty percent Latino millennials […]