WASHINGTON (10/10/08)--In a struggling economy, it’s more important than ever to watch where you spend every penny. Two of this week’s H&FF Radio guests tackle auto expenses: Tips for buying new or used vehicles, and how to get the most out of every tank of gasoline. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EDT on the Radio America 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. The Credit Union National Association (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. Sunday’s 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:
* “International Credit Union Day,” with Ron Rioux, president/CEO, St. Mary’s Bank, Manchester, N.H.; * “Nine Tips for Buying the Right New or Used Car,” with Ken Wandstrat, affiliate program manager, Bills.com, San Mateo, Calif.; * “Myth Busters on Auto Fuel Efficiency, with Jessica Lin, communications associate, Alliance to Save Energy, Washington, D.C.; and * “AARP Tax-Aide: Tax Counseling for the Elderly,” with Bonnie Speedy, national director, AARP Tax-Aide and vice president, AARP Foundation, Washington, D.C.
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; Visa; and Western Corporate FCU and its member credit unions.