WASHINGTON (2/12/10)--Sunday's H&FF Radio program looks at do-it-yourself tax prep software, industries that are hiring, and--apropos its Valentine’s Day airing--how to talk money with your honey. 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:
* "Save Money With Do-It-Yourself Tax Prep Online Software & Programs," with Andrea Woroch, public relations and communications specialist, Surfmyads.com, Santa Barbara, Calif., Woroch covers software and programs to help consumers prepare their 2009 taxes, and tells where to get discount coupons for them. * "Where the Jobs Are Now,” with Joe Watson, founder, Strategic Hire and Without Excuses, Reston, Va., who describes industries where job hunters can find jobs. * "Get Financially Naked: How to Talk Money With Your Honey,” with Manisha Thakor, author, contributor to National Public Radio's "51%--The Women's Perspective," monthly columnist for military.com, and personal finance blogger on the Huffington Post, Houston, Tex. Thakor describes how to bare all when it’s time for an honest discussion about finance, especially when you and your partner don’t treat money the same way. * "Couples & Money: One of the Toughest Disagreements to Negotiate,” with Sally Connolly, family therapist and University of Louisville instructor in counseling, Louisville, Ky. Connolly provides tips to help couples move from being budget opponents to players on the same team.
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 “Couples and Money: Reconciling a Spender-Saver Marriage,” and view the “Getting Tax Records Organized” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center