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AARP targets young adults with new site to teach money basics

LatinaLista — Think AARP, and well, young people certainly don’t come to mind. But a new AARP initiative wants to change that. The non-profit organization dedicated to the 50+ crowd wants to help 18-34-year-olds better manage their money and savings now, so that the “golden years” remain golden for them and their families. To do

New virtual game challenges “citizens” to think for themselves and create the world of their dreams

LatinaLista — Did you ever wonder what the world would be like — if you ran it? Well, courtesy of some European game developers, you can assume the role of citizen extraordinaire in a new game called eRepublik. Available in five languages, eRepublik, is a virtual version of the real world — with a twist.

International Peace Summit in Costa Rica extends a global invitation via virtual summit web site

LatinaLista — Everyone, or most everyone, has heard about the G-20 Summit taking place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Sept. 24-25, attended by the world’s most powerful leaders to discuss the state and future of the global economy. Yet, there’s another summit taking place this month and it also deals with an imperative issue facing the

Texas researcher needs Latinas of 40-60-years of age for online study

LatinaLista — When it comes to exercise among Latinas, there is definitely a generation gap. Latinas who are young and into their body image tend to hit the gym and the running trails either on a religious or semi-religious basis. Latinas, who trend a little older, say in their 40s, 50s and 60s, may not

Online classifieds listings selling itself to Spanish-speakers

LatinaLista — By now, anyone who has ever used classified listings to buy or sell something knows about Craigslist. Yet, with the huge Spanish-speaking readership in the country, it was only a matter of time that a Spanish version would be created — and it has been! It’s called Clasilistados. “Clasilistados” means “classified listings in

New online Latina talk show goes where Oprah and Barbara dare not

LatinaLista — One of the reasons why Latina Lista was started (in 2004) was because there was a sadly disappointing lack of Latina voices in the blogosphere. Thankfully, since then, a lot of Latinas listas have come online sharing their voices — but there are still areas where Latina voices are extremely underrepresented. One of