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Mike Brown

Mike Brown uses data from surveys and publicly-available resources to identify emerging personal finance trends and tell unique stories. Mike’s work, featured in outlets like the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, provides consumers with a personal finance measuring stick to make informed financial decisions.

About Mike Brown

Current Role

Personal finance reporter


  • Bachelor's degree in history and political science from the University of Delaware

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