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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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Finally, Homeowners Are Ready to Sell

By Jeff Brown

A Fannie Mae survey found those saying it was a good time to sell at an all-time high of 42%, while those saying it was a good time to buy stayed at 69%.

10:00AM 05/13/14

Homeownership Not Always the Path to Prosperity It's Said to Be

By Jeff Brown

Our parents sold their homes for plenty, sure, but the same sum invested in stocks over a 30- or 40-year period probably would have grown much more.

10:00AM 05/08/14

Homeowner Break-Even Period Shrinks, but That Doesn't Change the Rules

By Jeff Brown

Prospective homeowners face a pleasing condition: In half of U.S. metropolitan areas, buying now beats renting after a mere two years.

10:00AM 05/06/14

What Do You Do When Your Bonds Give Nothing Back? Don't 'Chase Yield'

By Jeff Brown

Pouring money into riskier types of bonds, such as high-yield bonds, to get slightly higher interest payments? Everyone else already thought of it.

10:00AM 05/01/14

Why You Shouldn't Give Up on Buying a Home

By Jeff Brown

Yes, federal regulations are tougher than they used to be, and lenders are more cautious. But lenders don't make money if they don't approve loans.

10:00AM 04/29/14

More Than One Kid? Your College Giving Will Go Wrong

By Jeff Brown

Giving money, stocks or other valuables to loved ones is a nice thing to do. But if you have more than one to give to, how can you be fair?

10:00AM 04/24/14

By Taking Fewer Test Drives, Car Buyers Steer Themselves Wrong

By Jeff Brown

Thanks to the Internet, many now make quick work of car shopping, often completing the process in just a few hours.

10:00AM 04/22/14

Wrong Question Brings Lower Social Security Payout

By Jeff Brown

Starting Social Security payments early makes sense for only two groups, including those expecting to die young. But not many people do the logical thing.

10:00AM 04/17/14

These Are Your Last-Minute, Tax Day IRA Options

By Jeff Brown

Investors who don't want to do a lot of investment research, or feel unequipped for it, have a couple of easy options.

10:00AM 04/15/14

How to Use Other People's Open Houses to Sell Your Own Home

By Jeff Brown

Though most sellers don't think of it, exploring open houses provides a chance to see how their home compares.

10:00AM 04/10/14

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