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H&FF Radio talks taxes, teen finance, and cash flow
WASHINGTON (2/4/13)--Sunday's H&FF Radio provided ideas about saving your tax refund, upping teenagers' financial savvy, and mastering your cash flow.

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

  • "Save Your Refund Sweepstakes." Joanna Smith-Ramani, director of scale strategies, D2D Fund, Allston, Mass., shared inventive ways to save your tax refund.
  • "Providing Free Financial Education for Teenagers." Susan Sharkey, a director at the National Endowment for Financial Education, Denver, discussed helping high school students learn to be fiscally responsible.
  • "Reset Your Money Cycle." Susan Tiffany, certified credit union financial counselor and director of consumer periodicals, Credit Union National Association, Madison, Wis., examined how your unique money cycle--your cash-flow pattern--can make the difference between success and failure for your financial goals. Learn how to name it and how to tame it.
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 related information, read "EITC can help taxpayers, if they're aware" and "Teach Teens Financial Responsibility" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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