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H&FF Radio: Holiday Shopping Habits, Money Lies

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WASHINGTON (11/15/13)--This week Home & Family Finance Radio exposes money lies that handicap women, enumerates poor holiday shopping habits, and considers how to retire ahead of schedule.

In this episode, which you can listen to on the Internet, host Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discusses these topics with special guests:
  • "Exposing Money Lies." Margie Baldock, author and financial adviser, Queensland, Australia, explodes the myths handicapping women and money, advocating for women to create financial independence through social entrepreneurship.
  • "Bad Holiday Shopping Habits." Randy Padawer, vice president of the credit repair firm Lexington Law, North Salt Lake, Utah, reveals that only half the population saves money for holiday shopping and too many go into debt.
  • "Retire Early." Wes Moss, radio host and certified financial planner, Atlanta, offers advice about how to save enough to retire early.
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; 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 97 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 related information, read "November Financial Fitness Challenge--Holidays Are Rich With Teachable Money Moments" and "Retirement: More to Prepare Than Finances" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.