Day: July 19, 2012

2011 Business Awards Audience Shot
Thank you for joining us at the 2012 Business Awards Dinner!

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce was proud to announce the honorees for its 2012 Business Awards Dinner.  On Thursday, July 19, we honored the accomplishments of some of San Antonio’s most influential business and community leaders who are at the forefront of their industries.  “The honorees we have chosen this year represent the…

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Some Schools Cut Student Grants & Scholarships

Some colleges now are cutting back on grants and scholarships, aid that students don’t have to pay back. The move is prompting students and their families to borrow more to close the gap, raising the already-heavy debt load many graduates will face. According to a study to be released by student-loan provider Sallie Mae, grants…

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Back-to-School Spending Projected to Increase

According to an annual survey conducted for the National Retail Federation, average back-to-school spending this year is projected to increase 14%. The bright outlook in an otherwise weak retail scene reflects the fact that more children are entering grades K to 12 this fall and that last year’s spending was flat. Read the full article:…

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Home Resales Fall

Sales of previously occupied homes in the U.S. took an unexpected dip last month to the lowest level in eight months, a sign of weakness for a part of the economy that has been showing life. According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales fell 5.4% from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted…

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