Brown In the News
Are We Heading For a Recession?

There has been much doom and gloom predicted for the stock market looking ahead to 2019, at least in some corners of the investment world.  Much of the volatility in

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2019 Income Tax Rates

The IRS has announced its updates to income tax brackets for 2019, reflecting slightly higher limits to this year’s tax brackets to account for inflation.  The announcement is merely a

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Nov 16
Social Security Update

Those receiving Social Security benefits experienced a bit of good news this past week, as the government announced a 2.8% bump in benefits for 2019.  This 2.8% increase reflects a

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Oct 12
What To Do About Rising Interest Rates?

A common question that we get from our clients is how to invest in bonds in today’s market, given the trend of rising interest rates.  It has been one of

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Oct 10
Housing Prices: Still Strong, Though Moderating

It is no secret that housing prices in the U.S. have recovered substantially since the 2008 financial crisis.  In the Denver metro area, and across many metro areas, housing prices

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Oct 08
Inflation: An Update

We have been blessed with an extended economic expansion in the U.S. that has come with relatively little inflation.  Since the financial crisis of 2008, inflation in the U.S. has

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Oct 04
Oil Prices Hit Four-Year Highs

Oil prices rose to their highest levels since 2014 this week.  U.S. crude, measured by the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI), climbed to $75 per barrel.  Brent crude, the

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Aug 03
Interest Rates Are Climbing

In the U.S., we have lived through a period of unusually low interest rates over the past decade.  In response to the Global Financial Crisis of 2008, the U.S. Federal

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Oct 02
Mark R. Brown was Recognized as 2017 Financial Times Top 400 Advisor.

For the 12th year in a row, Mark R. Brown of Brown and Company, Inc. in Denver, Colorado was recently named one of the Top Financial Advisors in America by

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Aug 14