Portfolio Manager

Barbara A. Friedberg, MBA, MS, former portfolio manager, is committed to investment + money education across multiple platforms. She owns Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance.com which is dedicated to improving investment knowledge and wealth as well as Robo-Advisor Pros.com, a non-biased, ... more


E Financial Forecasts – Myth Or Reality?
How often are the expert predictions correct and should you follow the pros' recommendations? Find out how well the experts predicted the financial markets for 2017. You might be surprised at the ytd results of the professionals versus reality.
How Do Robo-Advisors Fit In With Traditional Wealth Managers?
Robo-advisors are upending the wealth management industry. Digital wealth managers are launching new platforms, merging, and creating hybrid models.
Why Is Asset Allocation Important? The Most Crucial Investment Concept
With an all-stock portfolio, in 2016, you would have enjoyed an 11.74% return and a -36.55% decline in 2008. But, diversify a bit and the gain in 2016 wouldn’t have been as great, but neither would your losses have been as devastating in 2008.
E Personal Capital Review + Marketing Genius
The recipe is ingenious. Start with iconic founders, create a unique product, add on extra features and finish off with an amazing free giveaway.
Multifactor ETFs Are All The Rage-Is It Time To Buy In?
Are you seeking Alpha with less risk? Multifactor ETFs may be the answer to your investing quest. These recent ETF strategies combine historical market anomalies, likely to beat the market, with a low fee index fund approach.
Win-Win Negotiation: How I Made $500 In Ten Minutes
Win-win negotiation means that both parties leave the negotiation happy. Of course, you want to get what you want, but the best negotiations leave with both parties feeling satisfied.


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Win-Win Negotiation: How I Made $500 In Ten Minutes
8 months ago

Hi Alex and Bill,

Alex, I also am cautious and that's why I keep detailed records of when I had work done, what it was and the cost.

Bill, Agreed. We were kind of in the middle as it had been awhile since the belt had been replaced. If it was a shorter time period or fewer miles, I would have fought harder for the mechanic to pay for the entire bill.

Find Out How Robo-Advisors Diversify Your Investments
9 months ago

Thanks Danielle, I'll check it out. I've thought about that topic myself.

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What Is A Robo-Advisor Fund Management Expense Ratio?
When investing in mutual and exchange-traded funds, high expenses add up and eat into your profits. That is one reason why low-fee index ETFs have become so popular.

Work Experience

CEO-Wealth Media, LLC
BarbaraFriedbergPersonalFinance, RoboAdvisorPros + YoungandOldishMoney
2010 - Present (7 years 9 months)

Company dedicated to bringing investing, financial education, and saving strategies to consumers. The company was incorporated in 2013 and currently owns (or co-owns) 3 websites. 

Investing + Finance Writer
Freelance Financial Writer
May 2010 - Present (7 years 5 months)

n addition to managing several websites I provide content to a variety of online media companies. I am an expert investment and financial journalist and specialize in investing, finance, robo-advisors, personal finance and money-related topics. 

CFO & Chief Financial Asset Manager
Cadco, Inc., principal
1996 - March 2014 (18 years 6 months)

• Final decision maker on all financial matters, including but not limited to capital allocation, financial assets portfolio management, tax planning, dividend policy, investment property purchases and divestitures.
• Manage several financial asset (stocks and fixed holdings) portfolios incorporating principles’ of modern portfolio theory.
• Integrate indexed approach investing in line with pre determined asset allocation.

Santa Clara University
November 2011 - July 2013 (1 year 9 months)

Teach MBA and undergraduate business majors Investments and Portfolio Management.


Miami University
Personnel Services & Counseling
University of Cincinnati
Penn State University
2004 / 2008