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WASHINGTON (5/4/12)--Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program addresses summer travel and credit cards.

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:

  • "Summer Travel." Blake Rouhani, public relations manager, LivingSocial, Washington, D.C., discusses ways to save on summer travel expenses.
  • "Best Travel Cards." Odysseas Papadimitriou, founder and CEO, Evolution Finance, Arlington, Va., offers advice for selecting and using credit cards for travel purposes.
  • "Credit Card Hang-Ups." Madeleine Greene, accredited financial counselor, author, and retired tenured faculty member at University of Maryland, Family and Consumer Science, Barnesville, Md., highlights credit card mistakes to avoid.
  • "Credit Union Youth Week." Shamzy Romero, business development officer, Security Services FCU, San Antonio, recaps how National Credit Union Youth Week, celebrated in April, helps youth become more financially responsible.
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 the "Money and Travel" video and use the "What's Your Credit Quotient?" calculator in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.


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