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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.

September, 2017

  • 16 September

    Fiscal balance strongly strengthens Mexican economy at six-year term closing in 2018

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) The SHCP seeks a fiscal balance at the end of the six-year term with the Economic Package 2018. The federal government proposed an Economic Package for 2018 aligned with its promise to return to a fiscal balance, by containing spending, increased revenue, reducing public …

July, 2017

  • 27 July

    A Few Economic Indicators To Watch The Rest Of 2017

    According to the Washington Post, economic growth was slow in the United States during the first quarter of 2017, moving along at only 0.7 percent. The number is a big drop off from the 2.1 percent growth experienced by the nation in the final quarter of 2016 and a long …

  • 18 July

    Millennials: Plan For Retirement Now Or Pay The Price Later

    By: David Rosell  Millennials are a stressed out generation. A study by the American Psychological Association reported that the group of Americans in their early 20s to late 30s came in at a 5.4 stress level on a scale of 1-10, higher than the American average of 4.9. Among the …

April, 2017

  • 24 April

    The Rat Race

    By: Ellie Burgueno With the title above we’re not talking about how to hunt rodents or how to have fun watching a rat run in circle, but rather we’re talking about another game which is much more serious: the game of life. The phrase “The Rat Race” synthesizes a concept …

  • 4 April

    Peso Strengthens and Reaches its Best Level in Months

    By: Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economista. The currency trades at its best since Donald Trump’s victory. The Mexican peso is at its best level against the dollar since Donald Trump’s November election victory. The delivery of remnants on the eve by the Bank of Mexico to the federal government, for a historical …

March, 2017

  • 26 March

    ACCION can help entrepreneurs start their business!

    Entrepreneurship and starting a small business is part of the American Dream. To be financially independent while doing what you love is what many people aspire to do. For those that want to start a small business sometimes it’s hard to get a bank loan or any other type of …

February, 2017

  • 5 February

    Some Financial Decisions You Will Never Regret

    By: Dan Rafter A new year is here. And even if you’ve already broken the resolutions you made at the end of the holiday season, it’s never too late to make new ones, especially when it comes to your finances. Here are eight financial decisions you can make now that …

November, 2016

  • 18 November

    Volatility and panic in the currency market after Trump’s Election Triumph

    By: Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, PhD in Economics. Trump’s victory is considered an earthquake for the Mexican economy and collapses the peso. The dollar surpassed the barrier of 20 pesos per dollar and suffered the biggest intraday fall in history. The Triumph of Trump brings the Mexican currency to a new historical …

August, 2016

  • 30 August

    The Real Cost of Owning a Home

    By: Hal Bundrick – Money Magazine Don’t forget about closing costs, property taxes and other expenses. Owning a home means you can blow out a wall to create a more spacious kitchen or paint your bedroom a flaming fuchsia — things that are certainly deposit-forfeiting and likely eviction-motivating offenses in …

July, 2016

  • 18 July

    Can Terrorism and Violence Shake the Market?

    TIME/MONEY.- Investments aren’t the main concern. But it’s natural to wonder if terrorism could undercut the fragile global economy or the markets. The past two months have been fraught with shocking acts of violence: from Thursday’s truck attack in Nice on Bastille Day that killed at least 84 people; to the ISIS …