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Tips for tax season on HandFF Radio

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WASHINGTON (3/11/11)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program provides advice to help guide you through tax season. 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:
* “Tax Time Doesn’t Have to Be a Taxing Time.” Patricia Seaman, director of marketing and communications, National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), Denver, discusses the Tax Relief Act of 2010 and explains what you need to know when filing your taxes this year. * “World Council of Credit Unions: Its Mission and Projects.” Pete Crear, chief executive officer, World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), Madison, Wis., outlines the organization’s goals and describes what makes credit unions cooperatives. * “Inheriting Wealth: Inheritor’s Self-Worth vs. Net Worth.” Myra Salzer, founder, The Wealth Conservancy, Boulder, Colo., covers some of the obstacles inheritors face and discusses the importance of philanthropy as an element of inherited wealth. * “Spring Clean Your Records.” Susan Tiffany, certified credit union financial counselor and director of consumer periodicals, Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Madison, Wis., explains why tax season is the perfect time to get rid of unnecessary paper.
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 “Spring Clean Your Records” and “Make the Most of Unexpected Good Fortune” and watch the “Getting Tax Records Organized” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.