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Advice for 2012 graduates on iHandFF Radioi

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WASHINGTON (5/18/12)--Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program provided guidance for new college graduates.

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:

  • "Managing Debt." Leslie Tayne, debt resolution expert and attorney, Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne P.C., Melville, N.Y., shares debt-management insights.
  • "College or Retirement?" Pamela Yellen, author, "Bank on Yourself," Santa Fe, N.M., addresses the dilemma of paying for a child's college education or saving for retirement.
  • "Interview Attire 101." Marla Tomazin, certified image consultant, New York, offers suggestions for selecting the right job-interview attire.
  • "Great Gifts for Grads." Casey Mysliwy, assistant editor, Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Madison, Wis., discusses graduation gifts to help young professionals find their financial footing.
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 "Parents Raid Retirement Savings for College Expenses" and "Paying for Your Child's Higher Education," listen to "Graduation Debt," and watch "Credit Counselors Can Help Balance the Bills" and "Managing Credit Card Debt" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.