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Barbara Friedberg

Benzinga Columnist

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Barbara Friedberg, MBA, MS is editor-in-chief of Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance.com where she writes to educate, inspire, and motivate for wealth in money and life. Learn about personal finance from a real life Portfolio Manager & MBA professor! Stop by the website and download a valuable free eBook, 20 Minute Guide to Investing.
July 27, 2012 1:45 PM
Retirement is inevitable. At some point, you will not be able to work. Robert Teitelman wrote about the scary prospects for retirees in The Looming R ...
June 12, 2012 3:05 PM
Corporate SEC documents required by law must include a risk section. Every public company must outline potential risks. Facebook’s (NASDAQ: FB) init ...
May 24, 2012 9:05 AM
A recent Bloomberg Businessweek article, “Mr. Normal Meets Mrs. Merkel” got me thinking. Why are Americans screaming about their tax levels? We ha ...
April 20, 2012 3:03 PM
The recent news of Best Buy’s (NYSE: BBY) store closings is just a continuation of the travails of bricks and mortar retail. Walk the streets of ...
April 03, 2012 11:50 AM
Know any recent college grads with great full time jobs outside of the technology field? What about those 20 something's scrapping by with a part time ...
January 15, 2012 7:56 PM
In Louis Bedigian’s Are Facebook Ads Selling Deception? the question was asked and answered whether the consumer is being abused by finding advertis ...
December 27, 2011 10:00 AM
Everywhere you turn, there is Europe fear. The banks are in trouble, and are having difficulty meeting the new capital requirements. The Bloomberg Eur ...
December 02, 2011 4:39 PM
“To the extent that the IPO price is a forecast of the secondary market price for the stock, these forecasts are not only biased downward (underpric ...
November 14, 2011 2:34 PM
For those of you who've been under a rock the past few days, former Penn State Defensive coordinator, Jerry Sandusky has single handedly brought down ...
October 04, 2011 11:46 AM
“Supervision, oversight and monitoring of our own banking systems. Standing ready to provide backstop liquidity if necessary,” -Ben Bernanke's de ...
September 20, 2011 10:14 AM
There are many ideas about market timing, stock valuation, and financial ratios. Text books, popular finance books, blogs, and television offer a buff ...
September 08, 2011 8:23 PM
Problem; High unemployment, stagnant economic growth, government infighting. Goal; Make businesses feel confident that there is a bright economic fu ...
August 31, 2011 12:03 PM
Consider these questions: How long will foreigners be funding our debt? Will the massive debt stifle future growth? How much is too much debt? Acco ...
August 23, 2011 4:34 PM
HISTORY As a multi decade real estate investor and portfolio manager I have never seen a lending and real estate environment such as this one. During ...