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WASHINGTON (12/16/11)--Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program covers holiday gift-giving do's and don'ts, Alzheimer's disease, single moms in the military and managing credit card complaints.

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:

  • "To Regift or Not to Regift?" Carole Townsend, author, "Southern Fried White Trash," Atlanta, describes the do's and don'ts of holiday gift-giving and regifting.
  • "Alzheimer's Disease and the Holidays." Nataly Rubinstein, author, "Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias," Miami Beach, Fla., provides guidance for sharing the holidays with a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
  • "G.I. Jane." Jula Jane, founder, Operation G.I. Jane, Atlanta, discusses how you can make a positive difference in the lives of single mothers serving in the military.
  • "Credit Card Confusion." Bill Hardekopf, CEO, LowCards.com, Birmingham, Ala., addresses a report about credit card complaints issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and simplifies the process of shopping for and with credit cards.
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 "Managing Credit Card Debt" and read "Create a Spending Plan for a Special Holiday" and "Cope Financially During a Serious Illness" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.


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