Webinar: Behavioral Finance: Is Your Mind Hurting Your Wallet? With Barbara Friedberg, MBA, MS

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 12:00pm



 "Behavioral Finance; Is Your Mind Hurting Your Wallet?"
Barbara Friedberg, MBA, MS

Do you consider a tax refund free money?

When you receive a money gift, do you spend with abandon?

Has your retirement account been allocated the same way since its inception?

Do you refuse to sell a losing investment until you get back to “even”?

If you answered yes to just one of these questions, you will benefit from “Behavioral Finance: Is Your Mind Hurting Your Wallet?” Most of us consider ourselves to be rational decision makers. Yet there is an abundance of research which indicates that humans regularly make irrational money decisions. Some of these decisions are insignificant, others may mean the difference between a comfortable retirement or reliance on Social Security.

Behavioral Finance is a relatively new field that explains financial decisions with psychology-based theories. This webinar will uncover common behaviors which appear quite rational on the surface and yet lead to less than optimal financial outcomes. This webinar is based upon the work of recent Nobel prize winner, Richard Shiller, Richard Thaler, author of “Nudge”, and other noted scholars.


Barbara Friedberg, MBA, MS

Friedberg has a Master of Science degree from Miami University in Counseling and Personnel Services. She also has obtained a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance from Penn State University. Her work includes a tenure as a counselor and administrator at San Diego State University Career Services. Since 1998, Friedberg has managed and administered a financial portfolio for a private real estate holding company while serving as Chief Financial Officer. She’s taught corporate finance and investments to undergraduates and MBA students at Lebanon Valley College and Santa Clara University.

She is currently publisher of the well regarded investing website, Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance.com. Her book, How to Get Rich; Wealth Building Guide for the Financially Illiterate is available on Amazon.