Barbara Mannino Archive
Published September 20, 2013
While more options under the Affordable Care Act can make the price point more competitive, it can also make the finding the right plan daunting.
Published August 26, 2013
As companies look to attract top talent and retain current workers, employers are offering benefits that go way beyond basic health care and retirement planning.
Published August 09, 2013
No matter how hard you plan, life can take some unexpected turns and create big dents in our budgets. Here's expert advice for budget decisions.
Published July 26, 2013
How many times have you left your physician’s office with your questions unanswered and therefore your immediate medical needs unmet? Here’s a cheat sheet to use next time you head to the eye doctor, dentist and visit the pharmacy.
Published July 12, 2013
There’s no question that it will take time from all parties involved to get a full grasp on the new health-care mandates, but experts offer consumers the following tips to prepare for open enrollment,
Published June 21, 2013
Couples rarely talk finances during, or even before, their engagement, according to experts, but to increase the odds of making happily ever after a reality, talking about finances needs to be done prior to saying 'I do.'
Published June 06, 2013
Parents are increasingly creating functional spaces that can include enhancements like a slide, lounge chairs, or movie screen to provide a safe, fun place for their kids at home.
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.