WASHINGTON (7/5/13)--Celebrate America's independence with Home & Family Finance Radio this holiday weekend. On this week's episode, learn about the efforts of a former professional pitcher to help homeless veterans, and also how to work toward your own financial independence.
Host Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discusses these topics with special guests:
"The Five Steps to Wealth." Kimberly Foss, president and founder of Empyrion Wealth Management, Sacramento, Calif., and author of "Plan for Wealth," shares the five foundational principals of investing.
"Helping Homeless Vets." John Rocker, a former pitcher for the Atlanta Braves and director of public affairs for Save Homeless Veterans, Atlanta, discusses his new memoir and his efforts to re-establish homeless veterans in society.
"Credit Unions: The Big-Bank Alternative." Bill White, vice president of residential lending at NASA FCU, Washington, D.C., highlights the differences between big banks and credit unions, as well as the latest mortgage trends.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at the Credit Union National Association.
The radio show, which is streamed via the Internet, 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 95 million members, and is presented by CO-OP Network.
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For related information, use the resource link to watch "Top 10 Reasons to Belong to a Credit Union" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.