News Now

Consumer
Building repairing credit on HandFF Radio
WASHINGTON (12/21/11)--Sunday's H&FF Radio program discusses credit-building strategies for students, workplace relationships, credit repair, and costs associated with caregiving.

This is a rebroadcast of an earlier H&FF Radio program.

The show, which you also can hear later via the Internet, features Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discussing these topics with special guests:

  • "Seven Smart Ways for Students to Build Credit." Brandon Farestad-Rittel, college savings expert, Kinoli Inc., Windsor, Colo., shares ideas to help college students build credit responsibly.
  • "Getting Along in the Workplace." Dr. Gary Chapman, marriage, family, and relationship expert, talk show host and author of "The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace," Winston-Salem, N.C., offers guidelines for getting along with co-workers.
  • "Earning a Second Financial Chance." Susan Tiffany, certified credit union financial counselor and director, consumer periodicals, Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Madison, Wis., explains how consumers can recover financially from credit problems.
  • "Family Caregiving: Its Costs--Financial and Emotional." Gail Hunt, president/CEO, National Alliance for Caregiving, Washington, D.C., addresses the impact of providing care to family members.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at CUNA. The radio show is sponsored by CO-OP Network, the national credit union ATM network; Cabot Creamery Cooperative, maker of award-winning cheddar; and the Defense Credit Union Council and member credit unions, serving those who serve the country worldwide.

Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. ET on the Radio America Network. The show also is carried on American Forces Radio Network. The one-hour program devoted to consumer finance issues is brought to you by America's credit unions and their 90 million members, and is presented by CO-OP Network.

CUNA and Radio America are podcasting Home & Family Finance through iTunes, Podcast Alley, Odeo, and other popular podcast library sites, as well as on Radio America and CUNA's websites.

For more information, read "Understand All Your Options for Dealing With Debt" and "Earn a Second Chance" and watch the "Build Your Best Credit Score" and "Becoming Creditworthy" videos in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.

(Editors' note:  News Now originally reported another H&FF Radio program would be aired Sunday. However, the broadcaster has changed the lineup.  This is the updated program agenda.)
Other Resources

RSS print
News Now LiveWire
The @CFPB has launched a nationwide effort to provide financial education. http://t.co/sF3FXHpv3k
18 minutes ago
See @CUNA's @SchenkMike on TheStreet discussing a new surge consumer confidence http://t.co/SqjarTBLCQ
48 minutes ago
.@CFPB pushes back cmmt deadline on proposal to allow consumer narratives in complaints database--now 9/22, was 8/22. http://t.co/mHLlRVjEij
1 hours ago
@FHFA will hold 8/14 outreach in Atlanta for homeowners who still could benefit from the HARP refinance program. More in #NewsNow Thurs.
1 hours ago
Access to Affordable Mortgages Act passed by Hse Fin Serv. 31-23.CUNA says bill gives CUs reg relief & incr. access to mortg credit.
2 hours ago
150x172_Annual Report 2013Unite for Good Share your StoriesData-Breach-150x172.jpg