Latest from Dina ElBoghdady

LED masks to fight wrinkles: Here’s what you should know

Sales of anti-wrinkle light-therapy devices are up during the pandemic.
  • Apr 20, 2021

‘Clean’ beauty has taken over the cosmetics industry, but that’s about all anyone agrees on

The term “clean” differs from “natural” in marketers’ minds, but there’s no regulatory definition.
  • Mar 11, 2020

Yes, women experience thinning hair, too. Here’s why, and possible treatments.

Genetics, illness, hormones, dieting, hair styling and age can all play a role.
  • Feb 10, 2020

White House budget: HUD to see bump

The administration asks for funds to help 4.7 million low-income families afford rent, requesting about $4 billion more than what Congress approved for fiscal 2015.
  • Feb 4, 2015

What’s your credit score? Depends on what you’re buying.

The developers of the nation's most widely-used credit score formula unveiled a plan designed to demystify the numbers.
  • Feb 2, 2015

Can getting sick push you into foreclosure?

Study: Among middle-aged adults with chronic health conditions, getting more sick can cost them their homes.
  • Jan 21, 2015

D.C. may soon see an uptick in foreclosures. Housing advocates say that’s a good thing.

Attorneys for lenders frustrated by delays in the city's foreclosure system came up with a plan.
  • Jan 8, 2015

Obama announces plan that could save home buyers hundreds of dollars a year

Lowering fees on Federal Housing Administration loans will save borrowers $900 annually, the White House projects.
  • Jan 7, 2015

The shocking number of moms who move in with others, and how much money they save

It turns out that doubling-up really is a valuable safety net for families with kids.
  • Dec 31, 2014

Sales of existing homes hit six-month low, puzzling analysts

The poor performance comes at a time when many factors should be working in favor of home sales.
  • Dec 22, 2014