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HandFF Radio covers combatting bank fees
WASHINGTON (10/12/12)--Sunday's H&FF Radio program shared tips for handling high bank fees, investing, job searches, and travel in a still-challenging economy. This is a rebroadcast of an earlier H&FF Radio program.

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:

  • "The Nine Most Irritating Bank Fees." Andrea Woroch, consumer expert, Kinoli, Inc., Windsor, Colo., discusses what you can do about unfair bank fees.
  • "Investing In Today's Market." Michael Farr, Farr, Miller and Washington, Washington, D.C., discusses the importance of reducing debt and investing wisely, even in a tough economy.
  • "Get Out of the House and Find a Job." Tim Tyrell-Smith, Mission Viejo, Calif., author of "Ideas for Job Search, Career and Life," and Timsstrategy.com, says it's possible to find a job in an employer's market.
  • "Make the Most of Your Vacation Dollars and Fun." Susan Tanzman, president, Martin's Travel & Tours, Los Angeles, reveals the best times to travel.
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 "Learn to Evaluate Financial Information" and "Do You Need a Travel Agent?" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.


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