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HandFF Radio presents investing financial checkup tips

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WASHINGTON (1/7/11)--Sunday's H&FF Radio program exposes investment tips that don’t work and discusses survey results showing Americans are more frugal these days, why and when to get a financial checkup, and what the latest in ATM technology means for you. The show, rebroadcast from an earlier airing and which you also can hear later via the Internet, features Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discussing these topics with special guests:
* "Investment Tips That Simply Don’t Work." Michael Reese, president and founding principal, Centennial Wealth Advisory, Traverse City, Mich., provides insights about how to avoid losses. * "Americans More Frugal These Days." Janet Bodnar, editor, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, Washington, D.C., reviews the surprising and sobering results from a survey on family finances. * "Get a Financial Checkup." Susan Tiffany, certified credit union financial counselor and director, consumer periodicals, Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Madison, Wis., covers how to recognize the signs that you could stand a professional checkup--even if you aren’t in dire financial straits. * "The Latest in ATM Technology." Kathy Herziger-Snider, vice president product development, CO-OP Financial Services, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., describes how advances in ATM technology affect you.
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; 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, read “In a Down Market, It Pays to Know the Financial Risks,” and view the “Investing: Dollar Cost Averaging” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.