This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

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.

Jeff Brown
By This Author:
Page 4 of 21

Foreclosures Plunge Back to 2008 Levels

By Jeff Brown

Just five states -- Florida, Michigan, Texas, California and Georgia -- account for nearly half the foreclosures completed in the 12 months ended with February.

10:00AM 04/08/14

Is There Any Benefit to Actively Managed Funds?

By Jeff Brown

When index funds provide fine returns and managed funds provide plenty of risk and higher fees, it's a reasonable question for any investor to ask.

10:00AM 04/03/14

How to Tell If Mortgage Prepayments Make Sense With Today's Low Interest Rates

By Jeff Brown

It's easy to see this investment is more profitable when loan rates are high, but prepayments can still pay off under today's relatively low rates.

10:00AM 04/01/14

Single, Joint Accounts or Both? How New Couples Should Bank

By Jeff Brown

A look at 1,000 couples that had joint bank accounts found 42% also maintained individual accounts, and there are certainly benefits.

10:00AM 03/27/14

Recovery Means You Need to Look at Local Real Estate Markets Again

By Jeff Brown

The country is no longer in a monolithic mess. The West Coast is a seller's market, while the Midwest and East Coast favor buyers.

10:00AM 03/25/14

You Can Make Up for Never Buying a Home

By Jeff Brown

A tenth of renters would like to buy a home in the next year. Are the rest condemning themselves to financial doom?

10:00AM 03/20/14

How We Learned to Love Target-Date Funds in a Decade

By Jeff Brown

Vanguard says 55% of participants in its 401(k)s now have target-date funds, up from 2% in 2004, with about 34% of all contributions now directed toward. What happened?

10:00AM 03/18/14

Why You're Stuck With Your Mortgage

By Jeff Brown

It's common rationalization to think you'll get the best mortgage you can now and refinance later if things change, but you may well get rejected for a refi.

10:00AM 03/13/14

Bond Returns Lose Their Double-Digit Returns (and Appeal)

By Jeff Brown

The best bond forecasts seem to say is that their returns are still better than your basic bank savings account.

10:00AM 03/11/14

Is the Market Ready for Short-Term Homeownership?

By Jeff Brown

Recession-era advise has been against buying a home if you didn't expect to stay put for seven, eight, even 10 years. Here's how you might go shorter.

10:00AM 03/06/14

Page 4 of 21

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
DOW 17,083.80 -2.83 -0.02%
S&P 500 1,987.98 +0.97 0.05%
NASDAQ 4,472.1080 -1.5890 -0.04%

Brokerage Partners

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs