Barbara Friedberg is a former investment manager, author of Invest and Beat the Pros — Create and Manage a Successful Investment Portfolio; Personal Finance: An Encyclopedia of Modern Money Management and How to Get Rich Without Winning the Lottery. She is a former university instructor and publisher of her own finance blog. Follow her on Twitter and Google+.
Money & Security
They can be an easy way to invest for retirement, but there are drawbacks
Living & Learning
The decision this writer made and how she came to terms with it