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IHandFF RadioI explains benefits of a mortgage refi
WASHINGTON (1/6/12)--Sunday's H&FF Radio program covers mortgage refinancing, the financial impact of 2011, a 2012 economic outlook, and finding life balance among work, money, and happiness.

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:

  • "Economic Outlook: What to Expect in 2012." Michael Farr, president, Farr, Miller, & Washington, Washington, D.C., and CNBC contributor, discusses current economic conditions and what to expect financially in the coming year.
  • "Financial Impact of 2011." Michael DeSenne, online senior editor, Kiplinger, Washington, D.C., recounts the eight biggest stories that affected your wallet in 2011.
  • "Catch the Refi Wave." Susan Tiffany, certified credit union financial counselor and director, consumer periodicals, Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Madison, Wis., explains ways you might benefit from a lower mortgage rate.
  • "Finding Harmony in Hectic Lives." Ethan Willis and Randy Garn, co-authors, "Prosper: Create the Life You Really Want," give 12 ideas for balancing work, money, and happiness in the new year.
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 "Catch the Refi Wave" and watch the "Refinancing Your Mortgage" video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.


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