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Sesame Street financial expert on HandFF Radio
WASHINGTON (6/3/11)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program features insight on financial education from a “Sesame Street” content adviser. 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:
* “Teaching Elmo and Cookie Monster About Spending, Sharing, and Saving.” Beth Kobliner, author, member of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability, and content adviser, “Sesame Street,” New York, talks about her involvement with the “Sesame Street” financial education initiative and shares what it’s like to teach Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Grover about money on camera. * “Seven Steps to Cheaper Airfare.” Stacy Johnson, certified public accountant and executive producer and president, Money Talk News, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., explains how you can find a deal on airline tickets. * “Don’t Trade the Headlines.” Bill Walsh, co-founder and president, Hennion & Walsh, Parsippany, N.J., discusses whether municipal bonds continue to offer safety and high levels of predictable income. * “Four Hot Scams: Don’t You Get Burned!” Edgar Dworsky, consumer advocate, ConsumerWorld.org and MousePrint.org, Boston, provides advice for avoiding the latest wire-transfer scams.
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, watch “Talk With Your Children About Family Finances” and “Don’t Fall for Fake Check Scams” in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.


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