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HandFF Radio features FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen
WASHINGTON (9/21/12)--Along with introducing new FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen, Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program covered success strategies for a tough economy and ways to make your money last.

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 Federal Trade Commission's Work on Behalf of Consumers." Host Paul Berry introduces Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen, of Virginia, sworn in as the first Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission appointed by President Barak Obama.¬†Ohlhausen will address such key issues as privacy and mobile devices, and understanding how data are collected.
  • "Everyone Can Be Successful." Well-known author and radio show host, Grant Cardone, Los Angeles, talks about his new book, "Sell or Be Sold," which suggests we can't wait for the economy to get better in order to be successful ourselves.
  • "Don't Outlive Your Dollars." John Addison, CEO of Primerica, Duluth, Ga., shares results of a study that shows two-thirds of middle-class Americans admit to making costly financial mistakes. He offers dollar-saving advice.
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 watch "Investing: Dollar Cost Averaging" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.


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