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Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance
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List of Index Funds + Basic Investing Guide Part 4 of Best Investing Method Series This investing series: Best Investing Method using asset classes is based upon the work of Nobel Prize winner Eugene Fama. Fama tested and popularized investing strategies based upon the efficient market hypothesis. In Part 1: What is the Best Investing Method?, you learned the important research behind simple investing with a diversified asset classes portfolio. Part 2: Outlined ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 1:08 PM
Is the Stock Market Efficient or Not? Investing Question Answered Moneycone.com asked, “Are markets efficient or not?” After spending a few minutes thinking about how I would tackle this widely researched topic, I decided to do what any researcher would do, I went to google and typed in, “Are markets efficient or not?” 300 million responses later I am no less daunted. This question is one of the most widely debated investing questions. What ...
Posted: Nov 03 2017 @ 11:45 AM
Make Extra Cash on the Weekends By staff columnist,  Alexandra Deluise 9 Ways to Make Extra Money While Working a Full-Time Job It’s a much-repeated idea throughout the personal finance community: if you want to make positive changes in your financial situation, you need to spend less than you earn. A simple way to do this is to make extra cash on the weekends. After all, smart financial progress means not stealing from yourself ...
Posted: Oct 30 2017 @ 9:55 AM
2017 Winners of The Best Socially Conscious Investment Funds Impact investing, socially responsible investing and socially conscious funds are all the rage. Millennial investors want to do good while they grow their investments for the future. The best socially conscious investment advisors are making it easy to do good with your investment dollars. It’s easy to earn good investment returns and do good with your money. In fact, a University of Oxford ...
Posted: Oct 25 2017 @ 2:29 PM
10 Unique Small Business Ideas By staff columnist, Alexandra Deluise Do you wish you could make extra money on the side, but feel like starting your own business is too much work? I have good news: micro-entrepreneurship is incredibly easy and quickly becoming the new norm. Unique small business ideas are everywhere. A micro-entrepreneur is someone who works for him or herself on a small basis (read: manageable, workable around your 9-5, and possibly ...
Posted: Oct 19 2017 @ 1:55 PM
Is Driving For Uber Worth It? Uber Review I’m an Uber fan! I’ve used Uber for several years in San Francisco, Cincinnati and other US cities. I’ve chatted with the drivers and experienced great service. The fees are better than cabs and the drivers accessible. But what about the Uber driver-partner perspective? Is Uber as great as it seems? Are you wondering whether to partner with Uber or Uber Eats? How Does Uber Work? ...
Posted: Oct 15 2017 @ 4:49 PM
If you keep up with the Jones you’re destined for a bleak financial future. I’m intrigued by the magazine articles that specify how to get a designer look on a budget. But there is a fallacy with these articles and I’ll tell you why. Keep up with the Jones – Hi versus Low The premise is that a designer spent $40,000.00 designing this room, and you can get an approximate look for $9,000.00. ...
Posted: Oct 12 2017 @ 3:50 PM
What is Your Net Worth? Get Rich Step by Step-by-Step “Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver,”  Ayn Rand The first step in creating a fitness and diet plan is to step on the scale. Nobody likes to get weighed, but you have to accept where you are right now, before proceeding to change. It’s how you keep track! ...
Posted: Oct 08 2017 @ 4:30 PM
Personal Finance Luminary Series-Robert Farrington Welcome to an inside look into some of the most important personal finance luminaries online. These influential people educate and entertain others about money topics. From authors to podcasters to writers, these money mentors are working to raise the level of financial knowledge and education. Robert Farrington, the College Investor, is an expert in millennial personal finance and student loan debt. Read more about Personal Finance Luminaries >>> Personal ...
Posted: Oct 01 2017 @ 1:16 PM
Blooom Makes Retirement Plan Investing Easy If you’re like most workers, you understand your job just fine, but your retirement account is another matter. With all the various fund choices, how to manage your retirement account seems a bit confusing. Blooom was designed to oversee your precious workplace retirement investment account to earn more money for you. I had my retirement account analyzed in minutes, for free and you can too. Just click ...
Posted: Sep 25 2017 @ 1:02 PM


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