WASHINGTON (10/16/09)--Policy experts on Sunday's H&FF Radio show tackle a range of issues facing families during these tough times: retirement saving, financial empowerment for domestic violence survivors, identity theft, and overdrafts. 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:
* “Five Rules to Retirement Saving,” with Bill Losey, certified financial planner and author; Bill Losey Retirement Solutions, Wilton, New York; * “Financial Empowerment for Domestic Violence Survivors,” with Sue Else, president, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, D.C.; * “Why We’re Losing the War Against Identity Theft,” with Robert Siciliano, television news correspondent, author and security expert, Boston, Mass.; * “Spending Money You Don’t Have? Overdrafts Are Telling You Something,” with Susan Tiffany, director, consumer periodicals, Center for Personal Finance, CUNA, Madison, Wis.; and * Your Questions Answered: Financially Savvy Disaster Planning; Freezing Your Credit Report; New Benefits in 529 College Savings Plans; Book Flights Now to Avoid Holiday Headaches and Higher Prices.
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 the country worldwide. For more information, read "Expert Answers for Your 401 (k) Questions" and "Keep Passwords Strong, Secret, and Safe" in Home & Family Finance Resource Center