WASHINGTON (3/28/08)--If you’re wondering whether a reverse mortgage is something you or a family member should consider, listen in as H&FF Radio guests tackle that topic and more, including why you may be paying more for new or used cars, how a national ID card would affect you, and how to make the most of your 401(k). 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:
* “How Auto Auction Prices Influence What You Pay for a Vehicle,” with Ricky Beggs, vice president and managing editor, Black Book Guides, Gainesville, Ga.; * “REAL ID: Will the U.S. Have a National Identity Card? Is it a REAL Nightmare?” with Stephen Hannan, executive director, Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, Baltimore, Md.; * “Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?” with Jason Alderman, director, Issues Management, Visa USA, San Francisco, Calif.; * “March Challenge: Listener’s 401(k) Savings Tip,” with Susan Tiffany, director of personal finance information for adults, CUNA, Madison, Wis.; and * Listener Q&A.
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, makers of cheddar cheese; Visa; and WesCorp. For more information, read, “Auto Auctions: Prices Influence What You Pay for Cars” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.