Maria Wood

A journalist and writer for over 20 years, Maria Wood has reported on such diverse topics as the

nursing profession, commercial real estate, local politics and legal issues in her home state of

New Jersey. In the business realm, she has written extensively about the lodging industry,

annuities, financial/retirement planning, edtech, and marketing.

She served as the editor of Real Estate New Jersey, a magazine focused on the commercial real

estate industry in New Jersey, as well as the managing editor of Retirement Advisor, a

publication for financial planners. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and watching baseball.

She is on LinkedIn and can be followed on Twitter.

Lastest Stories by Maria Wood

Recently, the Ukrainian army has scored some major victories against the Russian army in the eastern part of the country. Yet the war, most experts agree, is far from over. Russia still possesses...
You’ve saved and saved during your working years, and now it’s time to retire. Among the many decisions you have to make as you enter retirement is where to spend your golden years. While you may...
It was said the sun never set on the British Empire. Given the vast territories the United Kingdom controlled around the world at the height of its international power, the saying was probably true....
China has risen to a global military and economic power in recent decades, and nowhere is that more evident than in its Navy. The World Directory of Modern Military Warships’ directory reports the...
When Queen Elizabeth II died, her son, King Charles III, ascended the throne. King Charles is now not only the titular head of state of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, but also the...
Russia controls the world’s second largest navy, according to the World Directory of Modern Military Warships. With 265 warships and submarines, the country ranks below China, which has 417 naval...
As COVID-19 restrictions loosened from the height of the pandemic in 2020, Americans eagerly hit the road in 2021 to take in the beauty of one of the nation’s 423 national parks located in the U.S....
It pays to be an action star. Tom Cruise reportedly could rake in $100 million for his recent “Top Gun: Maverick” military drama. With a box office haul of $1.4 billion worldwide, Cruise will...
The U.S. defense budget and global military expenditures have been increasing in recent years, reaching a record of over $2 trillion worldwide, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research...
The Biden Administration’s recent announcement regarding student debt relief thrust the topic into the forefront of the news. Under the program, students awarded Pell Grants and who took out loans...
Owning a home remains a quintessential part of the American Dream. The rate of homeownership in the U.S., after jumping early on in the pandemic, remained fairly stable over the past year and a half,...
All good things must come to an end — and sadly that includes your favorite television series. Unlike a movie, a TV show comes into your home every week, or you binge watch over a weekend. So...
Nearly 5% of U.S. homes are either moderately inadequate or severely inadequate for living, according to the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s American Housing...
Family size varies greatly from country to country, depending not only on how many children a couple (or a single parent) decides to raise, but also on whether or not extended family members –...
What would movies be without love stories? Even since filmmakers have put their tales on celluloid, the vast majority revolve around the love between two individuals. Or maybe three. Which makes...