Cecilia Rosales Ph.D.

Dream on; Act today

Dream on; Act today

A report by Ernst & Young, released last month, commissioned by Americans for Secure Retirement, is shedding light on what most of us suspected but perhaps had been trying to ignore: the middle class is much more vulnerable in retirement than what was previously thought. What a surprise. As headlines have been reporting, pensions and […]

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Expert advice for women on how to beat recession

Expert advice for women on how to beat recession

Never mind that women keep making cents on the dollar compared to their male coworkers; or that women live longer and outlive their retirement savings. Dating guru Lisa Johnson is offering women advice on how to beat the recession through workshops and her book on How to Snare a Millionaire. Gold diggers? No. Smart, yes; […]

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These folks are the real Super Bowl party poopers

These folks are the real Super Bowl party poopers

Okay, we admit right up front that we at Latino Perspectives Magazine are what some in the biz would call “Hispanic-targeted media.” But, yo, checkz it out, we ain’ts no thugz, ya’ll! With that in mind, consider this: Two California businessmen recently sued 944 Magazine for going what you might call a little crazy with […]

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Sotomayor is an alien love-child

The far-right is suspicious, even hostile. The far left is ecstatic, even giddy. In short, the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to fill the vacancy soon to be left by Justice David Souter is polarizing Washington. Life inside the beltway hasn’t been this tumultuous since now Justice Clarence Thomas was forced to deny he knew about […]

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Heredia to the rescue?

Okay, let’s be honest: The Dems need help. Then again, if you happen to be a Republican, you probably think they’re doing just fine. In an effort to help fix what ails them, the Democratic Party has hired a new executive director. Yuma native Luis Heredia has left his job with Union Pacific Railroad as […]

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Odio delivers what some called an odious message

A White House staffer, Carlos Odio, reportedly delivered some unwelcome news during three local meetings with about 70 or 80 “activists, politicians, and business people,” many of whom are desperate to know what President Obama plans to do about U.S. immigration policy. To be specific, many of those attending the meetings wanted to hear about […]

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Mendez Beltway bound

Mendez Beltway bound

Highways aren’t sexy, but we all need ’em real bad. The man slated to keep us happy on the road is Arizonan Victor Mendez, who’s expected to receive easy confirmation as President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the Federal Highway Administration. Sometimes it pays to have friends in Washington. Mendez comes well prepared, as former […]

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Long live los revisionistas

It might as well have been called Fénix, Arizona. At least that’s how Daniel Arreola and Raul Yzaguirre might see it. Arreola, a professor at Arizona State University, and Yzaguirre, a living legend of the civil rights movement and now head of the ASU Center for Community Development and Civil Rights, had strong words for […]

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Tasteless bickering

Just because you’re in jail, doesn’t mean you have bad taste…buds. By now, the jailhouse protest against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s lousy victuals — grub, food … comida — is long over. After a while, no matter how hard it is to swallow, you gotta eat. Sure, Arpaio’s food tastes and looks awful. He […]

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CNN turns cameras on Latinos

The Latino bandwagon keeps rolling along … Riding the success of last season’s Black in America documentary series, CNN this fall will roll out a two-part documentary series entitled Latino in America. The series will air in October. The series will be hosted by CNN’s Soledad O’Brien, who also hosted the Black in America series. […]

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