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Jeff Brown


Jeff Brown's personal finance columns have appeared in many newspapers. He has blogged for The New York Times and PBS' Nightly Business Report. He also writes regularly for Knowledge@Wharton, the business journal at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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Does Private Equity Deserve a Spot in Your Middle-Class Portfolio?

By Jeff Brown

Private equity serves mainly big institutional investors such as pension funds and college endowments, but now it's eyeing your 401(k).

08:00AM 10/23/14

Cut Losses, Take a Tax Loss by Selling Your Money-Losing Stocks

By Jeff Brown

Booking losses to trim tax is a respected strategy, and it pays to do it carefully before the last week of the year — when conditions might change.

01:13PM 10/21/14

Stock Market Right Now: Bail Out, Stand Firm or Invest More?

By Jeff Brown

For a start, a stock investor might ask two other questions: How long a downturn can I stand? And how much return would I give up to reduce my risk?

04:57AM 10/16/14

Forced to Tap IRA? You Might Be Able to Save Big From Roth Conversion

By Jeff Brown

Unfortunately, Uncle Sam requires that you start IRA withdrawals after turning 70.5, whether you want to or not, and to pay taxes if you transfer the money instead.

05:32AM 10/14/14

6 Steps Your Household Can Take to Make Up for Slow Wage Growth

By Jeff Brown

Wages could pick up if an economic surge and falling unemployment were to increase competition for workers. But don't hold your breath.

05:37AM 10/09/14

Stop Thinking About Risk Tolerance, Try Risk Capacity Instead

By Jeff Brown

Are you asking what's your risk tolerance for retirement saving? It's the wrong question.

06:22AM 10/07/14

You Need to Know This Bright Side to Slower Home Value Gains

By Jeff Brown

Think about a home as being more like a bond than a stock and that makes today's returns look pretty decent.

05:59AM 10/02/14

In Better Homeowner Market, 19% Still 'Under-Equitied,' Barely Above Water

By Jeff Brown

Of 44 million residential properties with positive equity, approximately 9 million have less than 20% equity and 1.3 million of those have less than 5%.

06:18AM 09/30/14

How Skyrocketing Student Loans Are Hurting the Real Estate Market

By Jeff Brown

It's tough to buy a home if you're already shouldering a lot of debt, and student debt has soared to $1.1 trillion from $241 billion in the past 11 years.

09:29AM 09/25/14

Student Debt Taking About $83B From Real Estate Market This Year

By Jeff Brown

It's tough to buy a home if you're already shouldering a lot of debt, and student debt has soared to $1.1 trillion from $241 billion in the past 11 years.

07:23AM 09/25/14

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