Jul 29, 2015


Make The Most of Your College Experience

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Like many of you, my parents didn’t go to college.  It was a bit of a mystery to all of us.  Mom and Dad were excited for me and wanted me to do well in my studies, but outside of that, we really didn’t know what to expect.  Who was I going to room with?  […]

Back To Budgeting Basics: Latinas and Wealth Series


From our pilot online survey, Latinas and Wealth, we learned that 51% of survey respondents did not have an emergency savings account despite the fact that 86% respondents are committed to or considering the prospect of aspiring to be wealthy.  Now it’s pretty clear que tenemos una problema, right?  How can we aspire to become […]

Latinas and Wealth: NewLatina.net Releases Pilot Survey Results

Latinas and Wealth

Editor’s Note:  To understand the financial literacy needs of our Latina readers, Adrianna Domingos-Lupher,  our personal finance contributor, recently launched an online survey, “Latinas & Wealth,” and produced an infographic depicting the findings of this pilot survey.  Fifty-one Latinas completed the survey and provided valuable quantitative data, as well as qualitative data focusing on their financial […]

Is Wealth A Dirty Word?


Next to politics and religion, money and wealth are taboo topics in our culture.  As a matter of fact, I would go so far to say that we approach the topic of wealth and money, the way we deal with sex.  Keep it out of the public conversation and behind closed doors where it belongs.  […]

Portable Careers for Military Spouses: Two Latinas Rewrite The Rules

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Two Latina military spouses are rewriting the rules on careers and military spouses.  Rather than continue reinventing their professional identities with each move, they’ve opted out of the job search hustle and launched the first global military spouse blogger network and professional agency built by military spouses for military spouses. Both women firmly believe that […]

Budgeting Basics: Put Your Money In Its Place!

Tips on Household budgeting

Chances are you know your big-ticket monthly expenses and you’ve probably got a good idea of your average take home pay.  But do you know how much you should actually spend on each major expense category in your budget? Don’t have a budget yet?  Don’t worry!  You can download a copy of a fabulous Excel […]

The Married Latina Files™ Fighting To Win: Is It Worth It?

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Hi.  My name is Adrianna Domingos-Lupher and I am a an escalator.  No, not like the moving staircase.  An escalator is an individual who, when engaged in an argument, uses  both verbal and physical language to elevate an argument to catastrophic levels.  Just ask my husband.  He can tell you how I could take a […]

Oye! Vago! Get A Summer Job!


The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the promise of summer vacation lay open ahead of you.  WAKE UP!  Now’s the time to apply for a summer job!

5 Personal Finance Tips for Stay at Home Moms

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Are you a stay at home mami?  What are you doing to look out for your personal finances?  Protect yourself and your family by following these 5 personal finance rules! 1.  Prepare for the unexpected As a mami, you know how important it is to be prepared for the unexpected.  That’s why we carry baby […]

Baby, What’s Your Credit Score?

What's My Credit Score

Complete this sentence: My ideal partner is_______ . Sexy. Smart. Funny. Successful. A great chef. If you didn’t come up with financially responsible, I’m not surprised.  Money isn’t something that whips us into a passionate frenzy.  Heck, it isn’t even a topic we know how to throw into conversation!  It kind of falls along the […]

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