Chris Arnold

Chris Arnold appears in the following:

Buying A Home? NPR Wants Your Stories

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Are you a new homeowner, or are you seriously considering becoming one? If so, NPR wants to hear from you.

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Behavioral Economist Explains Why So Many People Struggle To Save Money

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Saving money might feel like a nearly impossible task, but there's a simple way to make it easy: automate it.

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Are You Struggling With Medical Debt?

Thursday, January 17, 2019

If you, or someone close to you, has been weighed down by medical bills you can't pay, we want to hear your story. We'd also like to know if you found a good solution.

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Jack Bogle, Who Started An Investment Revolution, Dies At 89

Thursday, January 17, 2019

The Vanguard founder created the first index mutual fund for individual investors. Bogle believed investors should own a mix of bonds and stocks but shouldn't pay investment managers to pick them.

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Jack Bogle, Father Of Simple Investing, Dies At 89

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Bogle, the founder of Vanguard who created the first index mutual fund, died Wednesday, the firm said. He said investors should own a mix of bonds and stocks but shouldn't pay managers to pick them.

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Bank Fees And Interest Got You Down? Tell Us Your Story

Saturday, December 22, 2018

If you've been hit with lots of bank fees or been stuck paying off high-cost credit card debt, we want to hear from you.

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Education Department Plans To Fix Flawed Federal Grant Program

Monday, December 10, 2018

An NPR exclusive: The Education Department has announced a plan to help public school teachers wrongly hit with debts, sometimes more than $20,000, because of a troubled federal grant program.

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Were Your TEACH Grants Converted To Loans While Teaching At A Qualifying School?

Sunday, December 09, 2018

If you're one of the thousands of teachers who had grants converted to loans even though you were meeting the teaching requirements of the TEACH Grants program — we want to hear from you.

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Exclusive: Ed Department To Erase Debts Of Teachers, Fix Troubled Grant Program

Sunday, December 09, 2018

The move follows an NPR investigation that found thousands of teachers had grants unfairly converted to loans.

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Are You Trying To Make And Stick To A Budget? We Want To Hear From You

Friday, November 02, 2018

NPR is doing a series of personal finance stories with some looking at the best ways to make a budget and stick to it and we want to hear from you about your struggles and successes.

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Are You Looking For The Smartest Way To Invest Your Retirement Savings?

Monday, October 29, 2018

NPR is doing a series of personal finance stories, with some focused on the best way to invest for retirement. We want to hear about your experiences and your questions.

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Do You Have The Credit Card Game All Figured Out? Tell Us About It

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

NPR is doing stories about credit cards and how to manage them smartly — without getting in over your head — while taking advantage of the best rewards programs. We want to hear your strategies.

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Are You In Over Your Head With Debt? We Want To Hear From You

Monday, October 08, 2018

Are you in over your head with debt? NPR wants to hear from you. In a few sentences tell us a bit about yourself, your situation and your major stumbling blocks with getting out of debt.

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Why The Auto Industry Is Paying Special Attention To NAFTA Negotiations

Thursday, August 30, 2018

U.S. and Canadian trade negotiators are scrambling today to come to compromise on a new NAFTA deal. It's especially important for the car industry.

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News Brief: U.S. And Canada Trade Negotiations, Don McGahn, Supervised Injection Sites

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The U.S. and Canada are scrambling to compromise on a new NAFTA deal. Also, White House counsel Don McGahn will leave his post and the DOJ responds to cities planning supervised injection sites.

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Walmart And Others Offer Workers Payday Loan Alternative

Thursday, August 16, 2018

When lower-income working Americans have an unexpected expense, many turn to high-cost loans and get in financial trouble. More employers are giving them a much cheaper way to get emergency cash.

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49 Senators Want To Keep Protections Of Military Lending Act In Place

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The senators question a Trump administration decision to stop enforcing parts of the Military Lending Act. They wrote the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau demanding the administration reconsider.

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White House Takes Aim At Financial Protections For Military

Monday, August 13, 2018

Documents obtained by NPR show proposed changes that critics say would leave service members vulnerable to getting ripped off when they buy cars.

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Despite U.S. Economy Improvement Wages Remain Low

Friday, August 03, 2018

The U.S. economy has reached a critical juncture. Growth is outstanding. Unemployment is so low that employers are struggling to find workers. But a major puzzle persists: why is wage growth so slow?

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Saying Economy Is Strong, Fed Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged For Now

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

The Federal Reserve held steady with no rate increase, but it is expected to raise rates twice more by the end of the year. The Fed said "economic activity has been rising at a strong rate."

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