WASHINGTON (4/9/10)--Sunday's H&FF Radio features cost-saving advice on gardening, a primer on annuities, strategies for high-worth investors, and a look at Washington’s role in foreclosures. 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. Home & Family Finance welcomes a new station, WHTC 1450 AM, in Grand Rapids, Mich. 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:
* ”Efficient Gardening Will Save Big Bucks.” Adria Brodas, Fairfax County Extension Service, unit coordinator agent, Fairfax, Va., gives tips on water use, plant placement and care, and how to find expert help in your area. * "Not Your Grandparents’ Annuities." Craig Hemke, president and founder of BuyAPension.com, Kansas City, Kan., covers the long-term benefits, risks, and tax aspects of investing in annuities. * "Can Washington Stem the Tide of Foreclosures?" Deborah Goldberg, director, Hurricane Relief Project, National Fair Housing Alliance, Washington, D.C., updates listeners on the latest government and lender initiatives to help people stay in their homes, and discusses why home foreclosure is a civil rights issue. * "Investing Strategies for the High Net Worth Investor." Niall Gannon, private wealth manager, The Gannon Group, Morgan, Stanley, Smith, Barney, New York, offers lessons from the past decade and answers questions about hiring a financial adviser, reasonable rates of return, and the performance of stocks vs. bonds in the long run.
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. For more information, read the articles “New Hope and Help for Struggling Homeowners” and “Tough Times Series: In a Down Market, It Pays to Know the Financial Risks” and view the “Investing: Dollar-Cost Averaging” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center