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.

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

Is It Time to Rebalance Your Portfolio?

Is It Time to Rebalance Your Portfolio?

Millennials Are Delaying Home Purchases: What Lasting Economic Effects Will This Have?

Millennials Are Delaying Home Purchases: What Lasting Economic Effects Will This Have?

How Much Do You Need for a Satisfying Retirement?

How Much Do You Need for a Satisfying Retirement?

Should You Buy a Single-Family Home to Rent Out?

Should You Buy a Single-Family Home to Rent Out?

Peak Home Prices Are Still Three Years Away, But Should You Sell?

Peak Home Prices Are Still Three Years Away, But Should You Sell?

How to Prepare for a Layoff

How to Prepare for a Layoff

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