WASHINGTON (10/22/10)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program covers the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, surprising spending triggers and direct-deposit benefits. 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:
* “New Consumer Financial Protection Director’s ‘To-Do’ List.” Adam Levin, founder and chairman, Credit.com, New York, shares his thoughts about what Elizabeth Warren needs to accomplish as temporary director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. * “Tune In to Surprising Spending Triggers.” Susan Tiffany, certified credit union financial counselor and director of consumer periodicals, Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Madison, Wis., offers advice to help you prepare for downstream expenses when one purchase triggers more. * “Go Direct: U.S. Treasury Campaign Urges Direct Deposits.” Tepricka Morgan, Go Direct Campaign spokesperson, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, D.C., discusses the benefits of having your government benefits deposited directly into your account.
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 “Tune In to Spending Triggers” and watch the “Use Direct Deposit and Automatic Transfers to Simplify Finances” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center