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Military Finances, Travel Apps On H&FF Radio
WASHINGTON (7/26/13)--This week's Home & Family Finance Radio explores the complex finances of military personnel, rising insurance rates, and travel apps for your summer vacation.
 
In this episode, which you can listen to on the Internet, host Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discusses these topics with special guests:
  • "Military Consumer Protection Day." Carol Kando-Pineda, counsel for the Division of Consumer and Business Education at the Federal Trade Commission, Washington D.C., explains the challenges of military finances.
  • "Insurance Rates on the Rise." Gillian White, editor for Kiplinger's personal finance magazine, Washington, D.C., says large insurance claims have resulted in higher premiums.
  • "It's Not Too Late for a Summer Vacation." Ross Kenneth Urken, a reporter for the financial website TheStreet.com, New York, shares the best travel apps for your smartphone.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at the Credit Union National Association. 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 95 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 related information, read "Life Insurance: How Much Is Enough?" and "Encore: Seven Questions to Ask Before Traveling Abroad" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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