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.

Does Private Equity Deserve a Spot in Your Middle-Class Portfolio?

Does Private Equity Deserve a Spot in Your Middle-Class Portfolio?

Cut Losses, Take a Tax Loss by Selling Your Money-Losing Stocks

Cut Losses, Take a Tax Loss by Selling Your Money-Losing Stocks

Stock Market Right Now: Bail Out, Stand Firm or Invest More?

Stock Market Right Now: Bail Out, Stand Firm or Invest More?

Forced to Tap IRA? You Might Be Able to Save Big From Roth Conversion

Forced to Tap IRA? You Might Be Able to Save Big From Roth Conversion

6 Steps Your Household Can Take to Make Up for Slow Wage Growth

6 Steps Your Household Can Take to Make Up for Slow Wage Growth

Stop Thinking About Risk Tolerance, Try Risk Capacity Instead

Stop Thinking About Risk Tolerance, Try Risk Capacity Instead

You Need to Know This Bright Side to Slower Home Value Gains

You Need to Know This Bright Side to Slower Home Value Gains

In Better Homeowner Market, 19% Still 'Under-Equitied,' Barely Above Water

In Better Homeowner Market, 19% Still 'Under-Equitied,' Barely Above Water

Student Debt Taking About $83B From Real Estate Market This Year

Student Debt Taking About $83B From Real Estate Market This Year

Housing Market Is Back Like Old Times -- Local Info Is the Only Info

Housing Market Is Back Like Old Times -- Local Info Is the Only Info

Are Waterfront Homes Really Worth 2 to 7 Times the Inland Price?

Are Waterfront Homes Really Worth 2 to 7 Times the Inland Price?

Watch Out for Mutual Fund Tax on Gains You Never Received

Watch Out for Mutual Fund Tax on Gains You Never Received

Why Your Massive Student Loan Debt Is Kind of a Good Thing

Why Your Massive Student Loan Debt Is Kind of a Good Thing

Your Credit Score Has Just Been Given a Boost: FICO Score Mercy

Your Credit Score Has Just Been Given a Boost: FICO Score Mercy

The 3 Kinds of Owners Who Can Still Refinance

The 3 Kinds of Owners Who Can Still Refinance

The Lock-In Effect on Low Mortgages Plagues the Housing Market

The Lock-In Effect on Low Mortgages Plagues the Housing Market

Mortgage Lenders Have A Major Racket

Mortgage Lenders Have A Major Racket

The Housing Market Is Returning to Normal

The Housing Market Is Returning to Normal

Positive Condo Market Reflects Well on Overall Housing Market

Positive Condo Market Reflects Well on Overall Housing Market

Best Back-to-School Cars

Best Back-to-School Cars