Barbara Mannino Archive
Published May 17, 2013
With the kids out of the five-bedroom house with the sprawling lawn, many empty nesters admit they’re left with too much space and home maintenance and are turning to condo living.
Published May 16, 2013
Every mom wants to be the perfect parent for a child, but that pressure is taking a toll, causing some moms to develop destructive coping mechanisms.
Published April 26, 2013
Boomers looking to exit the workforce early often find themselves in no man’s land when it comes to health insurance: they will longer get employer-sponsored coverage and are often priced out of the individual health insurance market. But changes coming under health-care reform could help them enjoy their golden years a little earlier.
Published April 10, 2013
Self diagnosis has become a lot easier with the Internet, but that doesn't mean we are becoming healthier.
Published April 02, 2013
With interest rates and home prices sitting at such low levels, now is a great time to buy a house, experts claim, because mortgage payments may be cheaper than what it would cost to rent a space—and Millennials are taking note. But it’s not their parents’ house that they are looking to move into.
Published March 20, 2013
Every workplace has them—employees who whine, complicate and control; coworkers who are toxic or don’t pull their weight. And they all can be detrimental to office morale and efficiency.
Published March 15, 2013
When it comes to picking the right health insurance plan, it shouldn’t be all about cost.
Published March 11, 2013
Travelers who show brand loyalty by repeatedly staying at the same hotel when traveling or racking up air miles or loyalty points using credit cards linked to hotel and airline programs can snag significant savings if they pay attention and know how to best take advantage of the situation.
Published February 27, 2013
In our quest to look younger, consumers are spending big bucks on cosmetics, but experts say that doesn’t always have to be the case.
Published February 15, 2013
Wading through an abundance of digital toys is no small feat for parents who may feel pressured to introduce early digital learning to their kids. Experts shares their tips on how to find and use the right technologically-enhanced toys.