Barbara Friedberg

expertise
Personal finance, Investing, Robo advising, Economics
currently
CEO of Wealth Media LLC, consultant, writer, and book author
education
Pennsylvania State University, University of Miami, University of Cincinnati

Highlights

  • Author of “Invest and Beat the Pros” and “How to Get Rich; Without Winning the Lottery" 
  • Owner of RoboAdvisorPros.com, a site that helps investors find the right robo-advisor for them
  • Former portfolio manager and chief financial officer
  • Holds MBA in finance from Penn State University

Experience

Barbara Friedberg is a former writer for The Balance who covered the stock market and first-time investing. A freelance columnist since 2010, she has written for numerous other publications, including Investopedia and U.S. News & World Report.

Her published books include “Invest and Beat the Pros—Create and Manage a Successful Investment Portfolio,” “How to Get Rich; Without Winning the Lottery: A Guide to Money & Wealth Building,” and “Personal Finance: An Encyclopedia of Modern Money Management.” 

Friedberg is also chief executive officer of Wealth Media LLC, which owns two investment resource websites. RoboAdvisorPros.com covers robo and technology-enhanced investing platforms, and BarbaraFriedbergPersonalFinance.com offers advice and strategy tips to investors at all stages. Wealth Media offers free and paid resources and consulting services to financial technology companies.

Friedberg previously worked at Cadco Inc. for 18 years, serving as chief financial officer and manager of investment portfolios. She has taught graduate and undergraduate students at Santa Clara University and Lebanon Valley College.

Education

Friedberg received an MBA in finance from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Science in personnel services and counseling from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She got her undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Cincinnati.