Chris Arnold

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Boeing Report To Include Overhaul Of Safety Procedures

Monday, September 16, 2019

Boeing's board of directors will soon receive recommendations aimed at making the company's planes safer. This comes after two 737 MAX jets crashed, killing all passengers and crew.

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MIT To Settle Suit Alleging It Hurt Workers In 401(k) Plan

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The lawsuit claimed MIT got millions of dollars in donations from financial giant Fidelity Investments while allowing the firm to charge workers excessive fees.

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Trump Plan For Home Loans Rattles Watchdogs

Friday, September 06, 2019

The administration unveiled a plan to reprivatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that has lending advocates worried. But any changes are likely to be gradual.

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This Digital Sheriff Helps Cities Wrangle Airbnb Rules

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Cities are struggling to enforce rules around everything from problem party houses to investors pushing up housing costs. An entrepreneur is helping local officials deal with these short-term rentals.

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MIT Accused Of Costing Workers Millions In Cozy Deal With Financial Giant Fidelity

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

MIT allegedly stuck its employees with a retirement plan so bad it violated federal labor law, charging them millions of dollars in fees. A lawsuit says the university received millions in donations.

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Dow Tumbles 800 Points As Bond Markets Signal Recession

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Some worry a trade war is hurting the global economy. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell below that for two-year Treasurys — a phenomenon that strongly predicts a recession.

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A New Trump Rule Could Weaken A Civil Rights Era Housing Discrimination Law

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

The Trump administration is moving to weaken the Fair Housing Act, according to housing advocates. They say a proposed rule would make it harder to bring lawsuits alleging racial discrimination.

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U.S. Economy Slows: Trump's 3% Growth Pledge Now In Rearview Mirror

Friday, July 26, 2019

The U.S. growth rate fell to 2.1% in the second quarter amid a slowdown in exports. The Trump administration has targeted a growth rate of 3% or above, citing the Republican tax cuts passed in 2017.

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Equifax Reaches Up To $700 Million Settlement Over Massive Data Breach

Monday, July 22, 2019

The credit bureau Equifax will pay up to $700 million in fines and monetary relief to consumers over a massive data breach two years ago. The agreement settles claims by federal and state authorities.

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Equifax To Pay Up To $700 Million In Data Breach Settlement

Monday, July 22, 2019

The credit reporting agency will pay up to $700 million in fines and monetary relief to consumers over a 2017 data breach that affected nearly 150 million people.

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News Brief: Acosta Defends Plea Deal, Student Loan Lawsuit, Tension in Strait of Hormuz

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta is defending a plea deal he oversaw nearly a dozen years ago as a U.S. attorney in Florida. Also, a major teachers' union is suing the U.S. Department of Education.

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Broken Promises: Teachers Sue U.S. Over Student Loans That Weren't Forgiven

Thursday, July 11, 2019

One of the biggest U.S. teachers unions is suing the Department of Education, alleging a loan forgiveness program for millions of public service workers violates federal law and the Constitution.

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The Best Way To Save Money: Make It Automatic

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

The most powerful method to save money is also the easiest, experts say: Put it on autopilot.

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A Look At How To Ride Out Stock Market Storms

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Escalating trade wars and volatile markets cause some investors to make hasty decisions that can lead to financially damaging decisions. But there are ways to ride out stock market storms.

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CFPB Chief Says Education Department Is Blocking Student Loan Oversight

Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Kathy Kraninger says the department is getting in the way of efforts to police the student loan industry. The revelation comes in a letter obtained by NPR.

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How Do You Pay For College? We Want To Hear Your Story

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Are you facing college costs, either for yourself or for your children? Do you have student loans to pay? If so, NPR wants to hear you.

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Teachers Begin To See Unfair Student Loans Disappear

Friday, May 03, 2019

The Department of Education is expanding a fix to its troubled TEACH Grant program, giving millions of dollars of grant money back to public school teachers working in the country's neediest schools.

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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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