Our finance section focus special emphasis on personal finance, business, and local, regional and national economic news.
Nuestra sección de finanzas enfoca énfasis especial en finanzas personales, negocios, y noticias regionales y nacionales sobre economía.

November, 2020

  • 22 November

    Californians May Have to Repay Unemployment Benefits Due to Overpayment

    -Editorial People that have been overpaid unemployment benefits during this pandemic may have to repay the state if they fail to show their income.  Several unemployment recipients in California have received a letter telling people they have 21 days to provide 2019 income documents for their pandemic unemployment assistance.  “You …

  • 10 November

    Is now the right time to start planning your 2021?

    By: Ellie Burgueno This is the time of year when marketing departments begin looking at their budgets for the coming year, and I think all people should do the same: start planning for the coming 2021. But with Covid-19 still running rampant and a presidential election on the horizon, planning …

October, 2020

  • 18 October

    Unemployment benefits in California top $100 billion

    -Editorial The total of unemployment benefits providing support for California workers and local economies during this historic COVID-19 pandemic has now hit $101 billion in just seven months. About $55 billion of that is in regular state-provided Unemployment Insurance benefits which is more than double what was paid in the …

  • 5 October

    Calexico Businesses Take Advantage of COVID-19 Loan Program

    -Editorial A group of businesses in Calexico wasted no time to apply for a loan program that was created to help them survive the economic impacts the pandemic has caused to them and their livelihoods. In an effort to support local businesses get back on their feet, the Calexico City …

September, 2020

May, 2020

  • 19 May

    Avoid getting buried in debt during COVID-19

    By: Ellie Burgueño These times of hardship due to Coronavirus are serious times of crisis that not only put people under a health risk but also under the financial risk of getting buried in debt. It is important that people suffering financially due to the Covid-19 pandemic avoid applying for …

  • 4 May

    Every Business Needs a Contingency Plan

    By: JP Morgan Chase Bank The coronavirus situation reminds businesses everywhere that employees, financial operations, supply chains, and customer relations can all be affected. Fraudsters and cybercriminals also might see an opportunity to catch your business with its guard down. The Anatomy of a Plan A good plan first identifies the …

April, 2020

  • 29 April

    Your Money and COVID-19

    By: Ellie Burgueño As COVID-19 is making us change our entire lifestyle and making headlines around the world on a daily basis, it’s normal to feel uncertain about many aspects of life right now, including your money. Even if you don’t catch COVID-19, you could be financially impacted by the …

November, 2018

  • 28 November


    By: Karyn Polewaczyk There’s a difference between being frugal and being … cheap. Make sure you’re not cheating yourself out of a better life. I’ve always considered myself frugal. I was raised by frugal parents who reminded us to throw on extra sweatshirts, turn off unnecessary lamps, and not be …

October, 2018

  • 10 October


    By: Rachel Cautero / Financial Advisor You won’t solve your money problems overnight, but if you start today with a plan to improve your finances, you’ll be on the right path quickly. You won’t improve your finances in one day. But you can take steps today, this week, this month …