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Jeff Brown

Jeff Brown's personal finance columns have appeared in over 100 newspapers. He has blogged for The New York Times and PBS' Nightly Business Report, and he writes regularly for Knowledge@Wharton, the business journal at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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FHA Assumability Makes it Easier to Find Home Buyer

By Jeff Brown

FHA loans come with a benefit that can be appealing at a time of rising interest: assumability, meaning a buyer may qualify to simply take over your mortgage at today's relatively low rates.

10:00AM 02/06/14

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Deferred Income Annuities Can Replace Pensions -- for Some People

By Jeff Brown

Putting your life savings in to a DIA would probably be unwise, but they can be a good option for a portion of your long-term retirement funds, ensuring an income regardless of how the markets fare.

10:00AM 02/04/14

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How to Get Rich, in a Word: Save

By Jeff Brown

How do you become a millionaire? To hear millionaires tell it, saving is the most common path -- beating out investments, inheritance or even marrying a sugar daddy (or mama).

10:00AM 01/30/14

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ARMs Still Have Their Place

By Jeff Brown

If you'll be a short-term borrower or have a stomach for risk, it's still worth it to consider an adjustable-rate mortgage.

10:00AM 01/28/14

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Better Fix Up the Place Before You Refinance

By Jeff Brown

Your home's condition will be reflected in a lender's appraisal, determining whether you get a new mortgage and how large it can be.

10:00AM 01/23/14

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Here's What to Do as CD Rates Rise

By Jeff Brown

The average five-year CD pays a measly 0.746%. You'd kick yourself for locking money up at that rate if newer CDs were more generous in a year or two.

10:00AM 01/21/14

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New Mortgage Rules Don't Fix APR Flaws

By Jeff Brown

The 'annual percentage rate' figure quoted on mortgages can be confusing, and government regulations that took effect Friday do little to make them clearer.

10:00AM 01/16/14

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How to Get a Mortgage When You Have Assets, Not Income

By Jeff Brown

Retirees, the self-employed and many others often find themselves in a fix when mortgage shopping -- they are asset rich and income poor.

10:00AM 01/14/14

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How to Handle the Bond Risks of 2014

By Jeff Brown

Before you panic and sell all your bond holdings in favor of cash or stocks, look at corporate bonds first.

10:00AM 01/09/14

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What to Do With Your Finances While 2014 Is Still New

By Jeff Brown

There some pretty simple ways to make your finances more efficient and profitable in the new year.

10:00AM 01/07/14

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