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Mortgage madness and social media on HandFF Radio
WASHINGTON (8/3/12)--Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program covered seniors' foreclosure woes, offered hope for underwater homeowners, and talked tweets, check-ins and blogs--that's social media, folks--for college students.

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:

  • "Nightmare on Main Street." Susan Reinhard, senior vice president, AARP, Washington D.C., reviews a sobering study about senior home foreclosures.
  • "Hope for Seniors." All is not lost for seniors suffering from problem mortgages--Stuart Vener, a national real estate and mortgage expert with Wilshire Holding Group, Odessa, Fla., shares solutions.
  • "College and Social Media." Steve Nicholls, author of "Social Media in Business," London, reveals what precollege adolescents should know about social media.
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 "Find the Path to Home Ownership," "Tough Times Series: Refinancing Your Mortgage" and "Paying for Your Child's Higher Education" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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