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    A New Hispanic Approach For Financial Services
    The financial services industry is no stranger to the Hispanic market. Many of the largest national and regional banks, insurance companies, tax preparation and investment firms have been targeting the Hispanic market for years. In 2014, the financial/insurance category spent a total of $352 million in measured Hispanic-targeted media (Nielsen, SSG). According to AHAA, from 2006 to 2010, expenditures by the financial services category saw a major increase in allocation of overall ad spending to the Hispanic market.
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    Hispanic Marketing In The Trump Presidency Era
    They say that the bulk of the president's job is dealing with the unexpected. Candidates campaign on platforms and promises which in many cases are not fulfilled nor accomplished. So what candidates say to get elected is one thing, and what they do when they are in office is another. The election of Donald Trump was, to many, unexpected. Politics aside, a question has been lingering in my mind about whether this will be good or bad for business (and by business I mean the Hispanic marketing communications business). There are a couple of areas where I think a Trump ...
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    My 'AHAA' Hispanic Marketing Moment
    This week, I was honored to be named to the board of AHAA, the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies. Having co-founded a Hispanic advertising agency over 15 years ago, I see the opportunity to serve on AHAA's board as a huge aha moment in my Hispanic marketing career.
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    3 Hispanic Market Research Predictions For 2017
    For market researchers, 2016 was one for the record books. Election poll predictions were an epic fail. Historic demographic shifts rocked traditional models. And we're still arguing over the definition of Total Market. It's fair to say that the market research industry is in dire need of some soul searching. And as a researcher myself, I've done a little of my own and have come up with three Hispanic market research predictions for 2017: