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Expert gives homeowners tips for hurricane season
WASHINGTON (9/11/09)--One of the experts on Sunday’s H&FF Radio show has important, timely insurance tips for hurricane-affected homeowners. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EDT 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 sponsored by America's credit unions and their 90 million members, and is presented by CO-OP Network. The Credit Union National Association (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. Sunday’s 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:
* “Groupon: What Is It and How Does It Work?” with Andrew Mason, founder and CEO, Groupon.com, Los Angeles, Calif.; * “Hurricane Season: Homeowners Insurance and Catastrophes,” with Michael Barry, vice president of media relations, Insurance Information Institute, New York; * “How to Avoid Auto Warranty Scams,” with Steven Baker, director, Midwest Region Federal Trade Commission, Chicago, Ill.; * “The BBB Goes ABC: New Grading System Helps Consumers,” with Steve Cox, vice president of communications, Council of Better Business Bureaus, Arlington, Va.; and * Your Questions Answered: How to identify “secure” websites; monitoring accounts for identity theft; saving money on groceries.
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; Western Corporate FCU, also known as WesCorp, and its member credit unions; and the Defense Credit Union Council and member credit unions, serving those who serve our country worldwide. For more information, read “Compile Your Financial Notebook” in Plan It: Retire Ready Toolkit.
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