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Jeff Brown

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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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6 Steps to Rebalancing Your Portfolio After a Long Stock Run-Up

By Jeff Brown

It's been easy to ignore expert advice to rebalance, but an all-in commitment to stocks is probably too risky now for all but the youngest savers.

10:00AM 08/12/14

Are Millennials Cheating Themselves by Buying Homes Later?

By Jeff Brown

There's a strong case that in the past many young people leapt into home ownership too young. A little more caution isn't necessarily a bad thing.

10:00AM 08/07/14

What the Surveys Don't Say About Your Retirement Income Needs

By Jeff Brown

Being free of the rat race is, by itself, many say, one of the most satisfying aspects of retirement.

10:00AM 08/05/14

Lock Up Your Money in Big Down Payment, Get Big Returns

By Jeff Brown

It sounds like an out-and-out scam, but it's not. Yields of 8% or maybe more are available guaranteed if you tie your money up for years or even decades.

10:00AM 07/31/14

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

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