Jeff Brown

Contributor

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.

Your Life Insurance Policy Is Probably Thoroughly Out of Date

Your Life Insurance Policy Is Probably Thoroughly Out of Date

Here Are the Best Ways to Use the Money You’re Saving on Gas

Here Are the Best Ways to Use the Money You’re Saving on Gas

4 Things Homebuyers Have to Think About Before Signing the Papers

4 Things Homebuyers Have to Think About Before Signing the Papers

What It Means for You as Home Price Gap Becomes Biggest Ever

What It Means for You as Home Price Gap Becomes Biggest Ever

How It Can Be a Buyer's, Seller's Housing Market at the Same Time

How It Can Be a Buyer's, Seller's Housing Market at the Same Time

It's Increasingly Easy to Accomplish Your Financial Resolutions

It's Increasingly Easy to Accomplish Your Financial Resolutions

How to Weave a Reverse Mortgage Into Your Retirement Plan

How to Weave a Reverse Mortgage Into Your Retirement Plan

The Essential Reverse Mortgage Trick: Get One Before You Need It

The Essential Reverse Mortgage Trick: Get One Before You Need It

How to Handle Your Retirement Fund RMDs at the Last Minute

How to Handle Your Retirement Fund RMDs at the Last Minute

529 College Savings Plans: Not a Bad Last-Minute Holiday Gift

529 College Savings Plans: Not a Bad Last-Minute Holiday Gift

Why It's Good That Homeowners and Appraisers Are Thinking Alike

Why It's Good That Homeowners and Appraisers Are Thinking Alike

Owning a Home Stretches Lead Over Renting, but There's a Problem

Owning a Home Stretches Lead Over Renting, but There's a Problem

Here's Your Minimum Needs If You Insist on Actively Managed Funds

Here's Your Minimum Needs If You Insist on Actively Managed Funds

Half of Housing Will Be Fully Recovered in '15 (and Half Won't)

Half of Housing Will Be Fully Recovered in '15 (and Half Won't)

After Giving Thanks, Here Are Financial Presents We Need for 2015

After Giving Thanks, Here Are Financial Presents We Need for 2015

How to Avoid Another Tax Headache From Big Distributions

How to Avoid Another Tax Headache From Big Distributions

Why Retirees Now Have to Question the 4% Withdrawal Rule

Why Retirees Now Have to Question the 4% Withdrawal Rule

'HELOC Creep' Means You're Going to Waste Your Great Home Equity

'HELOC Creep' Means You're Going to Waste Your Great Home Equity

Why You May Not Need Long-Term Care Insurance After All

Why You May Not Need Long-Term Care Insurance After All

Build Refinancing Rainy-Day Fund, Protect Against the Unexpected

Build Refinancing Rainy-Day Fund, Protect Against the Unexpected