Barbara Friedberg, InvestorPlace

Barbara Friedberg


San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

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Past articles by Barbara:

3 Contrarian ETFs to Consider During the Coronavirus

Coronavirus is a major challenge, as the markets are in an upheaval. That said, check out these three contrarian ETFs for long-term returns. → Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Invest in the FANG Stocks

It's tempting to go for the big names: Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (Alphabet). But before buying the FANG stocks, do your homework. → Read More

2019 – 5 Investing Tips for Retirees

Smart-investing retirees can secure their financial financial future and receive a cash flow to supplement their Social Security benefits. → Read More

Fidelity’s No-Fee Index Funds

Fidelity no fee index funds shook up the investment world. Find out whether it's worth switching to these revolutionary investments. → Read More

Fintech Streamlines Socially Responsible Impact Investing Via Robo-Advisors

Fintech is making investing easy and personal. Socially responsible investing, with a digital robo-advisor gives you the chance to change the world while you make money. → Read More

Moving to Ohio Brilliantly Solved Our Retirement Dilemma

GOBankingRates performed a study to compare the cost of living in every state and determine how long you can survive off of $100,000. Granted, $100,000 won't buy you a lot of time, but it will give you a sense of just how much you need to save to prepare for the retirement you want. → Read More

5 Frothy Market Investment Opportunities

Finding investments in a frothy market is difficult. But don't worry, these 5 investment ideas will round out your portfolio until more bargains re-emerge. From cash to emerging market sectors, there are ideas for every investor. → Read More

5 Small-Cap International Funds You Ignore at Your Own Peril

Small-cap international stocks aren't typically front and center when it comes to diversification, but they could provide just the boost your portfolio needs. → Read More

29 Fun Ways to Make Money This Summer

The summer is a great time to boost your income. Read these 29 fun ways to make money this summer. What are you waiting for? → Read More

10 Worst Real Estate Investing Mistakes

Investing in real estate is glamorized on television and in the media. With "no money down" seminars and beautiful "reveals" on HGTV's "Property Brothers," you might be tempted to rush into the real... → Read More

Are We in a Baby Boomer Retirement Crisis?

Data paints a gloomy picture for Baby Boomers and their retirement. So how bad is it? We take a look at the latest research. → Read More

How to Choose the Best Bonds for Your Financial Plan

Bonds are key investments for any financial plan. When you buy a bond, it's essentially an "IOU" for loaning a company or government money. Bonds pay interest at predetermined rates for specific time... → Read More

20 Best Mutual Funds to Invest In

If you want to start investing, but don't know where to begin, consider mutual funds. Mutual funds allow investors to pool and invest money together to get greater returns with lower risk. With mutual... → Read More

11 Things Every Investor Should Know About the Dow Jones Industrial Average

The Dow Jones Industrial Average commanded attention on Jan. 25, 2017, when it hit 20,000. That was big news -- but only if you know what the DJIA indicates about stock market performance and what the... → Read More

Real Estate Investment Trust Strategies to Try This Year

You might think that investing in real estate is out of your reach; after all, saving up money for a down payment, buying the property and then managing it is a tall order. If you're not ready to take... → Read More

7 ETF Investing Strategies You Should Try This Year

If you're interested in adding to your investments or diversifying your portfolio this year, you might consider exchange-traded funds. But what is an ETF, exactly? An ETF is an investment fund that,... → Read More

M1 Finance LLC

M1 Finance is a new robo-advisor that aims to take the work out of portfolio maintenance for DIY investors. → Read More

How to Read Stock Charts in Less Than a Minute

Do you want to buy a stock, but have no idea how to read a stock chart? Investors seeking an edge and the best chance of making a profit when they're stock-share trading might look at a... → Read More

Investing for Beginners: How to Invest in Real Estate

Investing in real estate is a popular strategy to grow your wealth. Adding real estate investments to your portfolio can add diversification and help protect your wealth from the volatility of the... → Read More

10 Stocks for Beginners to Try in 2017

Where do new investors find the best stocks for beginners? With more than 3,500 stocks in the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund, you can buy this one ETF and own a piece of thousands of... → Read More