WASHINGTON (4/30/10)--Sunday's H&FF Radio will look at two student loan angles, including how student loan borrowers can be beneficiaries of health care reform; ways freelancers can earn more money; and how to defend your property against eminent domain. 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. 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:
* "Colleges Maintain Pledges to Limit Student Loans." Edie Irons, communications director, project on student debt, Institute for College Access and Success, Berkeley, Calif., reviews the 52 colleges with policies to limit or eliminate loans in student aid packages. * "Why Student Loan Borrowers Are Big Winners in Health Care Reform." Beth Kobliner, personal finance columnist and author, New York, describes how an income-based repayment plan can save families thousands of dollars a year on student loans. * "The Wealthy Freelancer." Ed Gandia, co-author, "The Wealthy Freelancer: 12 Secrets to a Great Income and an Enviable Lifestyle," and co-founder, TheWealthyFreelancer.com, Marietta, Ga., offers advice on marketing, fees and new income streams for freelancers. * "This Land Ain’t Your Land, This Land is My Land: A Primer on Eminent Domain, Redevelopment, and Entrepreneurship." Marc Scribner, policy analyst, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C., presents what property owners can do to defend themselves against eminent domain abuse.
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. For more information, read “Prep Your Home-Based Business for Success” and “Paying for Graduate School” in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center