Chris Arnold

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Odds Are You Paid More In Federal Taxes Than Trump Did The Year He Took Office

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Donald Trump paid $750 a year in taxes his first two years in office, according to tax returns obtained by The New York Times. Why does the system give such big tax breaks to business owners?

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'Desperation And Fear' For Millions With Congress Deadlocked Over Pandemic Assistance

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Federal unemployment money has been cut off for nearly two months. Congress hasn't worked out a deal to send more help, and the fight over a Supreme Court nominee could make that harder.

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'No One Can Live Off $240 A Week': Many Americans Struggle To Pay Rent, Bills

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

One in six households reported missing or delaying paying bills just so they could buy food, an NPR poll says. And many are having trouble paying the rent, especially African Americans and Latinos.

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NPR Poll: Black, Latino Households Struggle To Pay Rent, Mortgages

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The latest poll looking at the racial wealth gap during the pandemic shows that Black and Latino households are two times more likely than white households to have fallen behind on housing payments.

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Unemployed Americans Struggle To Survive Without Federal Help

Friday, September 18, 2020

It's been almost two months since the federal unemployment has been cut off. But Congress hasn't worked out a deal to extend additional help, leaving many people without enough money to live on.

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Despite A New Federal Ban, Many Renters Are Still Getting Evicted

Monday, September 14, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ordered a nationwide eviction ban for people who can't pay rent and have no place to go. It's helping some, but many others are getting evicted anyway.

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CDC Issues Temporary Halt On Evictions, Citing Coronavirus Risks

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

Millions have been at risk of eviction after federal aid has been cut back. But the Trump administration has ordered a halt to evictions through December for those who've lost work across the U.S.

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CDC Issues Sweeping Temporary Halt On Evictions Nationwide Amid Pandemic

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

The move could prevent millions of evictions that housing advocates warn are looming as people who have lost work run out of money. Landlord groups want to know who will pay for the lost rent.

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'Get Your Knee Off Our Necks' Rally Takes Place On Anniversary Of March On Washington

Friday, August 28, 2020

The Rev. Al Sharpton and Martin Luther King III headline a march dubbed "Get Your Knee Off Our Necks" in Washington, D.C., on the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington.

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More Space, Please: Home Sales Booming Despite Pandemic, Recession

Friday, August 28, 2020

Despite high unemployment, a severe recession and economic uncertainty, the housing market is on a tear. Sales are booming, and prices hit a record high. Low rates and remote work are driving factors.

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'Will I Have A Place To Live?' Scrambling To Survive After $600 Benefits End

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Millions of people who have lost all or some of their income are having to make hard choices — from moving across the country for cheaper rent to raiding retirement savings.

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Loans For 1st-Time Homebuyers See Record Delinquencies

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

It's a sign that minority, lower-income, and first-time home buyers are getting hit hard financially amid the pandemic. But a vast majority are protected by Congress from foreclosure.

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Want To Refinance Your Home Loan With Record Low Rates? Get Ready For A Hefty Fee

Friday, August 14, 2020

Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will start charging an extra upfront fee in September ... as much as $1,500 for a $300,000 loan. Lenders are upset and blame the Trump administration.

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New California Financial Watchdog Would Take Aim At Predatory Lenders Amid Pandemic

Friday, August 14, 2020

California may be on the cusp of creating a watchdog agency. Proponents say federal regulators aren't doing their job, leaving leaving millions of Americans vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis.

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Tell Your Story: How Are You Coping In The Coronavirus Economy?

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

It's been about five months since our economy ground to a halt. How has the pandemic affected your job, your finances and your family?

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Federal Moratorium On Evictions Expires On Friday. What's Next?

Friday, July 24, 2020

A federal moratorium on evictions has helped millions of renters stay in their homes during the pandemic. But a wave of evictions might be on the way as the protections expire Friday.

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'Tsunami' Of Evictions Feared As Extra $600 Unemployment Payments End

Friday, July 24, 2020

Housing advocates and landlords alike say if Congress doesn't extend or replace the extra payments expiring this weekend, millions of out-of-work Americans won't be able to afford to pay their rent.

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Record Low Mortgage Rates Put More Cash In Pockets, But May Not Boost Economy Much

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

A historic drop in rates has millions of homeowners refinancing to save money. It's helping home sales, but it's not helping the broader economy as much as it would in a normal recession.

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Pandemic And Protests Spark Record Gun Sales

Thursday, July 16, 2020

About 3 million more guns than usual have been sold since the pandemic started. And nearly half of all the sales appear to be to those buying guns for the first time.

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Sales Of Guns To First Time Owners Rise Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Gun sales have hit new records as the country grapples with a pandemic and protests. But unlike previous spikes, it's not gun enthusiasts driving sales, but rather first time gun owners.

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