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WASHINGTON (3/20/09)--H&FF Radio show guests focus their financial tips on three timely topics this Sunday: fighting back against predatory companies, protecting yourself from data breaches, and saving money despite fluctuating income. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EDT 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:
* “Predatory Companies: How to Avoid Them, How to Fight Back,” with Ron Burley, author, consumer advocate, AARP columnist, Eugene, Ore. * “Data Breaches: What You Can Do to Protect Your Personal and Financial Information,” with Scott Mitic, CEO, TrustedID, San Mateo, Calif. * “How to Save on a Fluctuating Income,” with Ethan Ewing, president, Bills.com, San Mateo, Calif.; * Listener Q&A.
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 our country worldwide. For more information, read “Crooks Use High-Tech Scams to Commit Fraud” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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