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 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.

Jeff Brown
By This Author:
Page 4 of 22

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

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

Page 4 of 22

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 17,016.37 -23.12 -0.14%
S&P 500 1,989.63 -2.74 -0.14%
NASDAQ 4,539.7010 +7.5970 0.17%

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