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HandFF Radio ABCs of broadband
WASHINGTON (5/8/09)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio show lineup includes an Internet researcher explaining the ABCs of broadband, as well as a Kiplinger editor discussing a new resource to help military families master their money skills. 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 brought to you 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:
* “Credit Unions: Alternatives to Banks,” with Eric Porter, executive vice president of business development and marketing, CO-OP Financial Services, Rancho Cucamonga. Calif.; * “Personal Finance for Military Families Booklet,” with Kim Lankford, author, contributing editor for Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine and columnist for Kiplinger.com, Washington, D.C.; * “Tax Credits for Homeowners Making Energy-Efficient Home Improvements Extended Through 2010,” with Ronnie Kweller, deputy director, communications, Alliance to Save Energy, Washington, D.C.; * “Broadband: If You Build It, Will They Log On?” with John Horrigan, Ph.D., associate director for research, Pew Internet & American Life Project, Washington, D.C.; and * Your Questions Answered: Ways older workers can recoup significant investment losses; Truth-in-Lending statements; and universal design for homes.
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 (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 “What to Know Before Bundling TV, Phone, and Internet Services” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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