Barbara Friedberg

Barbara Friedberg, MBA, MS is a former investment portfolio manager, author of Personal Finance; An Encyclopedia of Modern Money Management and two other investment books. Friedberg is a former university Finance and Investments instructor, and publisher of Robo Advisor Pros and Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance.com. Her work has been featured in U.S. News & World Report, Yahoo! Finance, Investopedia, GoBankingRates, TheBalance and more. She offers a free finance and investment management tool. You will get top level money management tools for retirement planning, budgeting and investment management.

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6 Retirement Planning Tips For 50 Year Olds

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
6 Retirement Planning Tips For 50 Year Olds

Retirement Planning Action Tips for Today You’ve hit the big 5-0 and the reality that you’re not going to work forever sinks in. If you’re like most Americans, your retirement account is on the lean side. A recent Economic Policy Institute article reports that for households between ages 50 and 55, the average savings balance is $124,831. Yet, […]

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Pros And Cons Of REIT Investments-How To Build Real Estate Wealth

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Pros And Cons Of REIT Investments-How To Build Real Estate Wealth

REIT Pros & Cons Learn how to invest in real estate funds without much cash. Discover whether adding real estate to your investments is right for you in this 2nd part of the Real Estate Investing Series. Part 1 of this Real Estate Investing Series-“Being a Landlord Sucks-Why You Shouldn’t Invest in Real Estate” – […]

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The Pros Of Being A Landlord – Why You Should Invest In Real Estate

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Pros Of Being A Landlord – Why You Should Invest In Real Estate

This post is written by John from ESI Money. The Pros of Being a Landlord A while ago Barbara wrote a post titled Being a Landlord Sucks — Why You Shouldn’t Invest in Real Estate. It was an interesting title that showed up in my feed reader. Since I’m a big fan of real estate investing, […]

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Why And How To Diversify With Real Estate

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why And How To Diversify With Real Estate

Guest columnist, Joseph Hogue, CFA   Don’t let the headaches of real estate investing keep you from diversifying your portfolio into one of the best long-term assets. Despite what you might hear on the 3am infomercials, real estate investing is hard work. Barbara explained in an earlier post about why she gave up being a landlord decades […]

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Should I Invest In An Annuity? Simple Answers To All Your Annuity Questions

| September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Should I Invest In An Annuity? Simple Answers To All Your Annuity Questions

Understand the Annuity Product-In Plain Language Annie Logue of the Root of All, Chicago on the Cheap, and author of several Money and Investing Dummies books about asks; “When are annuity investment products a good idea?” Annuities are a hot button financial offering because they are a product that usually charges you high fees and nets the seller a […]

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