Barbara A. Friedberg, MBA, MS

Barbara Friedberg, MBA, MS brings decades of finance and investing experience to Robo-advisor Pros. She is a former investment portfolio manager and taught Finance and Investments at several universities. Barbara Friedberg's published work includes Personal Finance; An Encyclopedia of Modern Money Management (Greenwood Press), Invest and Beat the Pros-Create and Manage a Successful Investment Portfolio and How to Get Rich; Without Winning the Lottery. Follow her on twitter

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Robo-Advisor News – Latest Updates from the World of Automated Financial Advisors

Robo-Advisor News – August 2017 The robo-advisor industry is moving at lightning speed. These digital financial advisor, that manage your investment dollars using sophisticated computerized algorithms for low fees are upending the traditional wealth management market. Existing robo-advisors are continually updating their features. With Betterment and Wealthfront at the helm of change by adding human …

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Insurtech - the new fintech innovation. Insurance in minutes, not months.

Insurtech: Fast Life Insurance Coverage

Guest contributor, JC Matthews Insurtech: Rapid Underwriting The End of the 3 Month Life Insurance Application Fintech, or financial technology solutions have dominated the finance industry, yet insurtech is late to the party. Insurtech describes financial innovation technology solutions for the insurance industry. These new fintech insurance technological advances expedite the insurance process saving you time and …

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Top new fintech investing and robo-advisor apps from Finovate 2017.

6 New Investing and Robo-Advisor Fintech Startups from Finovate Spring 2017

Finovate 2017 Premiered Exciting Fintech Investing Platforms The Finovate Conferences showcase the top new innovations in fintech. Among the banking, insurance, security and more are several exciting new investing related platforms. From Capitali.se for active traders to NewChip for Angel investors on a dime, there are exciting apps and ingenious platforms to facilitate investing. Fintech …

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Robo-advisor exchange traded fund management expense ratio-what is it?

What Is a Robo-Advisor Fund Management Expense Ratio?

Don’t Fall For High Fund Management Expense Ratios Most robo-advisors have an advertised management expense ratio (MER) fee. This is the percent you pay to the automated advisor to manage your investments. It ranges from zero with M1 Finance to between 0.49% and 0.89% for the Personal Capital Advisors specialized service. Yet, there’s another fee …

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2017 robo-advisor news updates from WSJ, CNET, MarketWatch and more.

Top 2017 Robo-Advisor News from MarketWatch, CNET, WSJ & More

By staff columnist, Alexandra Deluise 2017 begins as an eventful year in many industries, and the robo-advisor field is no different. As a whole, robo-advisors are still on the up, with more assets being invested than in years past. Robos continue to become more accessible, with specific robo-advisors being created for particular groups of investors, based …

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FinDEVr 2016 stand outs! 1787fp, WiseBanyan, Woo Trader, DriveWealth Drill downs

FinDEVr 2016 Top Robo-Advisor and Investment Platforms

FinDEVr 2016 Stand Outs in the Fintech Arena Covering FinDEVr Silicon Valley is one of my favorite events. It gives me an opportunity to check out the latest Fintech players. Culled from the many presentations, these four stand outs are bringing new tools and apps to the robo-advisory, investment and wealth management field. The FinDEVr event is the …

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Tax Smart Asset Location Investment Placement - Is Betterment's solution for you?

Tax Smart Asset Location Investment Placement – Betterment Offers a Solution

How to Minimize Taxes With Asset Location Investors clamor for the highest returns possible within their risk comfort level. But what if there were another way to grow your returns, without added risk? That’s where investment asset location comes in. Asset location is considered a superb way to increase your overall investment returns without taking on additional …

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Are robo-advisors beyond the the Fiduciary Rule?, Massachusetts SEC thinks so!

Robo-Advisors, Massachusetts and the Fiduciary Rule-A Peak into the Future?

Robo-Advisors Are the Wild West of Financial Advising Robo-advisors have taken the investment world by storm. Most of the Betterment, Motif, Personal Capital, Wealthfront, TradeKing Advisors and more have sprung up within the last 10 years. Promising to be an investment management panacea for the individual investor, these new platforms are sparking controversy among the regulators. …

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Will a Trump Presidency Crash the Financial Markets?

Will Donald Trump Cause a Stock Market Crash? By staff columnist, Alexandra Deluise   3 Viewpoints about Trump’s Potential Impact on the Economy and Whether a Trump Presidency Will Crash the Financial Markets After Republican candidate Donald Trump predicted a stock market crash, professionals across the field of finance chimed in on the discussion about whether …

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Finovate 2016 – The Latest Robo News for Fintech – Part 2

Finovate showcases the up and comers of the fintech and robo advisory field. Out of the excellent presenters at Finovate 2016, several stood out as being particularly useful for the consumer. Today we’re profiling several unique offerings in the robo-advisory sphere and a new stock social media platform for stock traders. If you missed our …

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Finovate 2016 – Breaking News for the Newest Fintech Platforms

Finovate Spring 2016 – Best New Innovations in Finance and Technology Welcome to live blogging from Finovate Spring 2016. Learn about the latest innovations for consumers and investors to make your life richer and easier. In an exciting 7 minute format, each of the presenting companies pitch their products. We’ll sample some of the newer …

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