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Over the past several decades, as both women's labor force participation and the divorce rate in the U.S. have increased, more Hispanic mothers are staying in the work force.

Make the Most of a Delicate Deduction
In general, utilizing a portion of your home on a regular basis exclusively for business can entitle you to a home-office deduction on your personal tax return. However, you need to meet one of the main tests for legitimacy of the business-in-the-home deduction...

Entrepreneur: Hire People Better than You
What's the difference between an entrepreneur who handles success gracefully and one whose company crumbles under the pressure of growth? Move your ego out of the way and make objective decisions about what's best for your company.


Politics

Study: Hispanic News Coverage Still Poor
Of the estimated 16,000 stories aired in 2004 on NBC, ABC, CBS and CNN evening newscasts, only 115 stories, or 0.72 percent, were exclusively about Hispanics, according to the 2005 Network Brownout Report.

Issues, Not Race, Elected San Antonio's New Mayor
The defection of Hispanic voters, following community leaders, helped shatter expectations of national Democrats who had seen Julian Castro, 30, as a future star capable of attracting Hispanic voters far beyond his city's limits.

Villaraigosa Faces Challenges Head-on
Villaraigosa's May 17 victory vaults him into the top tier of Hispanic Democrats, along with statewide officials such as New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson. But he knows his star will fade unless he proves he can manage this huge, unwieldy city.


Hispanic Market

Big Families Abound Among Hispanics
Young, large families determine much of Hispanic consumer behavior. Demographics indicate Hispanics will become an increasingly important segment in the youth market, and as they mature, in big-ticket product categories such as automotive, financial services, housing, and family entertainment.

Survey: Minorities Snubbed by Life Insurers
A new survey says minorities are being ignored by life insurers. Only 32 percent of blacks and 40 percent of Hispanics said they own a life insurance policy - notably below the national average of 47 percent, according to a Washington D.C. market research firm.

HispanTelligence Research
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Between 1990 and 2003, the Hispanic population grew 78 percent more than four times faster than the national growth rate. Today, Hispanics make up the largest ethnic minority in the United States, numbering 39.9 million.

The U.S. Hispanic Economy 2005
Purchase your copy of latest research from HispanTelligence: The U.S. Hispanic Economy in Transition: Facts, Figures, and Trends (2005 Edition) -- a comprehensive study of the emerging Hispanic market.

Top 50 Hispanic Market Advertisers: '00-'04
From 2000-2004, dollars spent by the top-50 advertisers to reach the U.S. Hispanic market grew from $658.37 million to $1.23 billion, according to a new HispanTelligence research report.

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