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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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Investing in Single-Family Homes Isn't as Easy as Many Hope

By Jeff Brown

It's a tough racket, and buying a home and later selling it for more doesn't always equal a profit, even if the home sells for substantially more.

10:00AM 07/29/14

With 3-Plus Years to Full Housing Recovery, What If You Want to Sell Now?

By Jeff Brown

Selling your home now, at a loss, is not necessarily the bad move it looks like at first glance. Here's how some homeowners could do it.

10:00AM 07/24/14

7 Ways to Cope When You Lose a Job Suddenly

By Jeff Brown

Workers who prepare their finances ahead of time can weather a period of unemployment and hold out for a new job they really want.

10:00AM 07/22/14

How to Fill Income Gap Forcing You to Take Social Security Early

By Jeff Brown

You can delay retirement, work part time after retiring or scrounge for ways to trim expenses, but best yet might be a temporary reverse mortgage.

10:00AM 07/17/14

Too Many Risks to Go With a For-Profit Debt Settlement Company

By Jeff Brown

For-profit debt settlement is a kind of leap into the void. Instead of finding a safety net, you could find yourself smashed on the rocks below.

10:00AM 07/15/14

Should You Skip Mid-Year Rebalancing?

By Jeff Brown

Stocks kept climbing this year, surprising many, but does a chance to keep riding a wave change standard rebalancing plans?

10:00AM 07/10/14

Mortgage and Housing Outlook at Midyear Is a Muddle

By Jeff Brown

Loan applicants should do all they can to polish credit records and raise credit scores in a market where neither buyers nor sellers are in a rush.

10:00AM 07/08/14

When It Makes Sense to Take a Loan From Your 401(k)

By Jeff Brown

Experts typically caution against taking loans from the 401(k), but the strategy has its good points.

10:00AM 07/01/14

Your Home Investment Has Returned Zero in 10 Years

By Jeff Brown

With the big gains of the past couple of years, the average U.S. home is now worth what it was in 2004.

10:13AM 06/26/14

Fewer Cash Home Sales Is a Good Sign

By Jeff Brown

A high percentage of cash buyers means there are not enough traditional homebuyers -- such as young marrieds -- suggesting a good economy.

10:00AM 06/24/14

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