Author: Barbara Friedberg

Barbara A. Friedberg, MBA, MS is a former portfolio manager, published author of Invest and Beat the Pros and 2 more books, and an investing expert. She's the owner of internationally acclaimed, Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance.

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Are you pressed for time and seeking investment portfolio management to help lighten your load? M1 Finance and Betterment are two investing options under the robo-advisor umbrella. Yet, each platform has as many differences as similarities. Look unde ...
M1 Finance Review-For the Engaged Investor “Forty years of research into behavioral finance tells us that the best way to invest is to define a strategy and then automate it, a process that enforces discipline and encourages us to ignore short- ...
New Creative Ways to Make Money  At age 16, I wanted a job. So I did what any 16 year old would do before the internet, I looked at the employment section in the newspaper. It’s hard to imagine a time before the internet, where jobs were listed ...
Betterment vs. WiseBanyan Drill Down Sometimes it can feel nearly impossible to differentiate between two similar robo-advisors. As you look through the many options available to you, you’ll notice that certain robo-advisors offer many of the same be ...
How To Become a Millionaire at any Age Conservative retirement estimates indicate that most people need at least a million dollars at retirement. This is a daunting number for sure, especially for people who didn’t begin saving at the ripe age of 16. ...
Staff Columnist, Kevin Mercadante Vanguard Robo-Advisor Expert Review The Vanguard robo-advisor wins the size prize! The Vanguard Personal Advisor Services is the largest robo-advisor with $112 billion assets under management. If size isn’t eno ...
The Main Differences Between Robo-Advisors Span Fees, Investment Style, and Services Not all investment options are created equal, and any smart investor will tell you that it’s a good idea to learn the differences between robo-advisors before choosi ...
5 Tips to Saving For Retirement from a Financial Advisor By, Clint Haynes Saving for retirement is a financial responsibility that nobody can afford to overlook. Unfortunately, millions of people will reach their golden years with far less money than ...
A reader wrote in and asked, “Why should I invest in bonds? After all, the yields are low and don’t bond values drop as interest rates rise?” I started investing in bonds in my mid 20’s and have enjoyed their dividends for years. When interes ...
Robo Advisor Fees are Typically Lower than Those of Human Financial Advisors Whether you’re still learning what robo-advisors have to offer or you’re an experienced investor, you’re probably looking to save money in investment fees. The good news abo ...
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