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Barbara Friedberg

Barbara A. Friedberg, MBA, MS is a veteran portfolio manager, expert investor and former university finance instructor. She is editor/author of "Personal Finance: An Encyclopedia of Modern Money Management," "Invest and Beat the Pros" and "How to Get Rich." She is CEO of, a robo-advisor review and information website. Barbara writes extensively on the robo-advisory and investing fields for media outlets including US News, Bankrate and Investopedia. Additionally, Friedberg is publisher of the well-regarded investment website

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SmartAsset: What Does a Financial Advisor Do?
Financial Advisor

What Does a Financial Advisor Do?

In a nutshell, a financial advisor helps people manage their money. Typically, there is an investing component to their services, but not always. Some financial advisors, often accountants or lawyers who specialize in trusts and estates, are wealth managers. One of their… read more…