Barbara Friedberg
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How Your Mind Influences Your Investing — Without Your Knowledge

Oct. 15, 2018, 5:00 am EDT – Mental money mistakes can hurt your returns. Recognize and avoid common behavioral finance biases and become a better investor. More 

Can a Digital Financial Advisor Completely Replace a Human?

Oct. 12, 2018, 2:22 pm EDT – Wealthfront Path, a digital financial advisor, claims to match the guidance of human financial planners. Path might even be better sometimes. More 

You Don’t Have to Pay Investing Fees Anymore

Oct. 3, 2018, 1:54 pm EDT – Free investing is a reality. No more mutual funds with 8.5% commissions. Now you often get free trades and free investment management. More 

4 Best Marijuana ETFs for Conservative Portfolios

Sep. 25, 2018, 11:48 am EDT – Investing in marijuana is speculative, but, with these marijuana ETFs you can get in on the cannabis investing game and reduce risk. More 

Why You Shouldn’t Invest in FANG Stocks

Aug. 21, 2018, 6:00 am EDT – Investing in the popular tech FANG stocks was a brilliant move five years ago. However, today buying a FANG stock can be much more difficult and complicated. More 

Can President Trump Really Take Credit for the Stock Market Rally?

Aug. 3, 2018, 12:11 pm EDT – The stock market rally has been going on for approximately nine years. Can President Trump take credit for rising stock prices? Here's what economic factors the president influences. More 

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Invest in Cryptocurrency

Aug. 1, 2018, 7:00 am EDT – Don't invest in cryptocurrency unless you have money to burn. Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and others are thinly traded, unregulated, risky investments. If they turn out to be great, you'll have plenty of time later to make money with cryptocurrency investing. More 

5 Places to Invest in a Frothy Market

Jul. 11, 2018, 1:34 pm EDT – 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. More 

The Case for Adding Low-Fee Asset Classes to a Diversified Portfolio

Jun. 15, 2018, 11:09 am EDT – Alternative asset classes can add diversification to a vanilla ETF portfolio. As a hedge against inflation or downside risk protection, going off the typical ETF path might lower volatility and could boost returns. More 

Investing Tips for Your Roth IRA

Jun. 14, 2018, 4:41 pm EDT – The Roth IRA is a generous gift from the IRS. To maximize its benefits, fill the account with the best investments to garner the greatest rewards. More