WASHINGTON (11/25/09)--Sunday's H&FF Radio program provides information about shielding your financial identity while holiday shopping, making year-end tax moves, and understanding interchange issues and debt settlement reform. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EST 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. 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:
* "Your Identity is Not for Sale on Black Friday or Cyber Monday," with Scott Stevenson, founder and CEO, Eliminate ID Theft, Atlanta, Ga.; * "Your Income Taxes: What to Do Before Dec. 31," with Ethan Ewing, president, Bills.com, San Mateo, Calif.; * "What You Should Know About Interchange," with Caroline Lane, senior vice president, business development and marketing, CO-OP Financial Services, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; and * "Federal Trade Commission Proposes Reform of Debt Settlement Industry: How Reform Will Help You,” with Michael Bovee, founder and president, Consumer Recovery Network, Sandpoint, Idaho.
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; Western Corporate FCU (WesCorp) and its member credit unions; and the Defense Credit Union Council and member credit unions, serving those who serve the country worldwide. For more information, read "Debt Settlement Sets a Costly Trap” and see the “How to Prevent Identity Theft” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center