Saturday, December 2, 2023

Business groups and experts on both sides of the border concur: Mexico’s new laws targeting sale of certain foods will not solve COVID-19 infections and deaths – only real investments will

Last week the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) in collaboration with a coalition of border business leaders, expressed serious concern for proposed laws prohibiting the sale of certain foods and beverages to minors, effectively targeting the manufacturing industries in Mexico. USHCC believes these laws could not only negatively affect trade, but also affect […]

Guest Blogger Series: Janis Bowdler “Prepaid Cards Hold Promise at Tax Time”

Tax time has become widely recognized as a “teachable moment” where nonprofits, banks and credit unions, along with government partners help low-income families leverage a mandated activity to improve a family’s financial well-being.  Cities have partnered with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs to provide free or low-cost tax prep services to increase the number […]