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Safety and security is theme of HandFF Radio show
WASHINGTON (5/30/08)--Six experts on Sunday’s Home & Family Finance Radio show have one common theme: protection. Guests share valuable tips on protecting your home from foreclosure, your finances from economic woes, and your personal information from fraud. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EDT on the Radio America 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, was taped in front of a live audience at Western Corporate FCU’s Future Forum in La Jolla, Calif. It features Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discussing these topics with special guests:
* “Home Protection: How to Safeguard Your Home by Maintaining Your Mortgage Payments and Avoiding Foreclosure,” with Diana Dykstra, CEO, San Francisco Fire CU, San Francisco, and Joe Schroeder, CEO, San Diego Metropolitan CU, San Diego; * “Financial Protection: How to Create a Savings Strategy,” with Robert Gleisberg, membership education and development officer, Pacific Marine CU, San Diego, and Donna Bland, senior vice president and CFO, The Golden 1 CU, Sacramento, Calif.; * “Self Protection: How to Prevent Becoming a Victim of Identity Theft,” with Mari Frank, Esq., mediator, certified information privacy professional, and radio host, Laguna Niguel, Calif.; and * “Family Protection: Developing a Disaster Plan to Keep the Family Safe--at Home or While Traveling,” with Yvette Urrea Moe, public information specialist, Office of Emergency Services, San Diego County, Calif.; and * Audience questions to all guests.
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; Visa; and Western Corporate FCU and its member credit unions. For more information, read “Tough Times Series: Lenders, Counselors Help Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure” and “Disaster-Proof Your Important Papers” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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