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Financial independence day on HandFF Radio
WASHINGTON (7/1/11)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program covers news about investor protection for older investors, online deal websites, how media shape the way we see travel destinations, and personal financial independence day. 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:
* “Investor Protection Program for Older Investors.” Geraldine "Gerri" Walsh, vice president and deputy director, investor education, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Washington, D.C., discusses how FINRA teamed with AARP to develop online tools to thwart investment fraud against older investors and their families. * “Get the Most From Daily Online Deal Sites.” Farnoosh Torabi, personal finance journalist and TV personality, Yahoo Finance, New York, examines strategies to use when buying that one big discounted daily deal on Groupon, LivingSocial, and other deal sites. * “Personal Financial Independence Day and Steps Families Can Take to Better Manage Their Personal Finances.” Brooke Salvini, CPA and CFP, sole practitioner and president, Central Coast Chapter, California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Avila Beach, provides ideas about saving and investing for retirement. * “How Media Shapes Travelers’ View of Destinations.” Mark Murphy, president/CEO, Performance Media Group LLC, Westampton, N.J., shares recommendations about where to find alternative sources of up-to-date vacation destination information.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at the Credit Union National Association (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 “Identify Signs of Elder Financial Abuse” in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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