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President Bush has nominated Henry Paulson, the chairman and chief executive of Goldman Sachs Group, to replace Treasury Secretary John Snow.

On Finance:Now is Time to Consolidate Student Loans
GOT A PILE of student loans to pay off? Borrowers with the common Stafford and Plus student loans are likely to see their interest rates jump by about 2 percentage points at the end of May, adding thousands to the cost of repaying a typical loan.

Hispanics Have Proud History of Defending U.S.
On Memorial Day morning, Texas will bury another young hero. A crowd in an Edinburg church will gather for Benny Ramirez. At 21, he was killed Sunday by a roadside bomb in Iraq.

Senate Passes Immigration Bill
A bipartisan coalition held together to give President Bush the comprehensive immigration bill that he says he wants. But the president may have to shatter his own party's unity in the House of Representatives if the bill is to become law.

HispanTelligence Research
Advertisers' efforts to reach Hispanic consumers are becoming more targeted, and language is a major factor. Advertisers spent more than $3.3 billion to market products to U.S. Hispanics in 2005, a 6.8 percent increase from 2004.

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.

South Leads US in Fastest Hispanic Growth
The geographic dispersion of the U.S. Hispanic population continues. States with small Hispanic populations have shown the greatest growth in the last decade with seven of the 10 fastest-growing states in the South.

Nominate an Outstanding Entrepreneur Now! Fill out and submit the following form to nominate an outstanding entrepreneur for the 2006 EOY Awards competition. Nominations close on June 30, 2006.

From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...
Create Your Hispanic Business Classified Ad Now!
The revenue-generation engines of many HB 500 companies are relocating from brick & morter to Web & wire. Across all industry sectors, companies on the Hispanic Business 500 are adopting the latest technology and using Web sites to score orders or lure customers.

High-Tech Life Cycles
Three CEOs lived the entrepreneurial dream from start-up to sell-off.

Facing the Funding Challenge
This past month was fast-paced which month isn't with much public energy spent across the country on an issue of some importance, to say the least, to the social and economic advancement of the U.S. Hispanic population.

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