WASHINGTON (11/12/10)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program covers military topics, including the Military Saves campaign, debt issues faced by military families, and tax provisions for military personnel. 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:
* “Military Saves Campaign.” Arty Arteaga, president and CEO, Defense Credit Union Council, Washington, D.C., reviews the successful 2010 campaign and outlines goals for 2011. * “Military Debt Problem.” Gerri Walsh, vice president of investor relations, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Washington, D.C., highlights study results indicating that military families generally carry more debt than civilians. * “A Look Ahead--Your 2010 Income Taxes.” Eric Smith, national spokesperson, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C., discusses helpful tax credits for members of the military.
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, read “Understand All Your Options for Dealing With Debt” and listen to “Military Financial Institutions Help Soldiers” in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center