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HandFF Radio talks tax-season tips
WASHINGTON (1/27/12)--Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program provides information about tax season, electric cars, military resources and boomer financial issues.

The 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:

  • "Tax Season." Eric Smith, national spokesperson, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C., explains why April 17 is the important tax day this year.
  • "Electric Cars." Jack Gillis, public affairs director, Consumer Federation of America, Washington, D.C., discusses whether you should use your tax refund to buy an electric car.
  • "Military Line." Brenda Linnington, director, Better Business Bureau's Military Line, Arlington, Va., shares financial advice and resources for military servicemembers and their families.
  • "Boomer Money Matters." Kathy Bernard and Barbara Kline, hosts, "2BoomerBabes," Easton, Md., cover financial issues for the boomer generation.
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, watch "Get Tax Records Organized" and read "Cars Are Plugged In and (Almost) Ready to Go" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.


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