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Jerry Brown

  • Personal loans
  • Home equity
  • Debt management
  • Credit
  • Bachelors degree in business management and business administration from the University of New Orleans


Jerry Brown is a contributing writer for Bankrate, where he writes about home equity, personal loans, auto loans and debt management. He has also written content for sites such as Forbes Advisor, Investopedia and LendingTree, and was a Plutus award nominee for best social media for personal finance.

Jerry has been writing about personal finance for over four years. He started writing about personal finance in 2017 to document his journey to get rid of thousands of dollars in credit card debt. Two years ago, he pivoted away from writing for his own blog to focus on writing for major publishers.

“Financial knowledge is only potential power; it only becomes power when you apply the knowledge you’ve acquired to your financial life."

— Jerry Brown

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