Reema Khrais

Host and reporter

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I'm the host of “This Is Uncomfortable,” a podcast about how money influences our lives and relationships. I spend most of my days interviewing people with surprising, intimate stories around money and jobs.

What was your first job?

Pizzeria hostess — for months, my diet consisted of BBQ chicken and garlic bread.

In your next life, what would your career be?

Game show presenter.

What’s your most memorable Marketplace moment?

One day, I was recording a story in the studio when LeVar Burton casually walks in, realizes he's interrupted something, apologizes profusely and leaves before I could say anything.

What’s the favorite item in your workspace and why?

A heating pad because we work in a large freezer.

Latest Stories (191)

Retirement won't be comfortable for many retirees

May 23, 2016
A new study from Bankrate.com says we're not saving nearly enough.
To retire comfortably, seniors need to replace about 70 percent of their pre-retirement income, according to financial experts.
401kcalculator.org via Flickr