Chris Arnold

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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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Can The U.S. Economy Keep Growing?

Friday, July 27, 2018

Gross domestic product growth in the second quarter was projected at more than 4 percent, the fastest pace in years. But most economists think stronger growth is short-term and won't be sustained.

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U.S. Economic Growth At 4.1 Percent For 2nd Quarter

Friday, July 27, 2018

President Trump has been promising to launch the economy into high gear. The Commerce Department on Friday said GDP grew at 4.1 percent for the second quarter, nearly double the first-quarter rate.

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U.S. Economy Surges To A 4.1 Percent Growth Pace In 2nd Quarter

Friday, July 27, 2018

A key measure of the economy's health showed a dramatic pickup, which President Trump called "amazing." But some analysts doubt the higher growth rate will last.

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Tariffs Are Having A Chilling Effect On More U.S. Businesses

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

From farmers to meat-storage facilities, to auto parts manufacturers, the impact of tariffs is spreading. And if trade tensions escalate more, industries warn it could get much worse.

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Democratic Senators Slam Trump's Pick To Run Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Elizabeth Warren and other senators fired tough questions at Kathy Kraninger, President Trump's nominee to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Senators To DeVos On TEACH Grant Debacle: 'Urgent That These Mistakes Are Fixed'

Monday, July 02, 2018

New documents obtained by NPR show that nearly 11,000 TEACH recipients may have lost their grants because of mistakes by the loan servicer, but only a small fraction of the problems were ever fixed.

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Is The U.S. Headed For Recession?

Friday, June 29, 2018

A handful of experts are pointing to business uncertainty and a few financial and economic indicators as signs of a possible recession on the horizon. But jobs and the economy are still growing.

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Supreme Court Sides With American Express In Antitrust Case

Monday, June 25, 2018

In a decision on Monday, the Supreme Court sided with American Express on their policies that stop retailers from steering customers to other credit cards that charge lower swipe fees.

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Tensions Rise Between U.S. And China Over Trade Actions

Friday, June 15, 2018

Trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalated rapidly Friday after President Trump unveiled tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods and China moved swiftly with retaliation.

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