WASHINGTON (5/22/09)--This Sunday’s H&FF Radio will pay tribute to our nation’s troops, with a special focus on personal finance programs and tools available to military families. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EDT 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:
* “History of the National Memorial Day Parade,” with Tim Holbert, program director, American Veterans Center, Arlington, Va.; * “Department of Defense Financial Challenge Road Show,” with Arty Arteaga, president, Defense Credit Union Council, Washington, D.C., and Frank Emery, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Military Community & Family Policy, MOS Center Family Program, Arlington, Va.; * “Money and Mobility: A Publication for Military Personnel and Families,” with John Gannon, senior vice president for investor education and president of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Washington, D.C., * “Troops Against Predatory Scams (TAP$),” with Andrew Roth, director of education and outreach, California Department of Corporations, Sacramento, Calif.; and * Listener Questions & Answers.
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 our country worldwide. For more information, read “Tough Times Series: Services, Sites Help Veterans Navigate Benefits Maze” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center