Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

Consumer Archive


IHandFF RadioI explores Made in America movement

 Permanent link
WASHINGTON (5/25/12)--Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program focuses on the "Made in America" business movement and its financial implications.

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:

  • "Made in America!" Mark Andol, president and owner, Made in America Store, Elma, N.Y., explains how American companies can cost-effectively manufacture products in the U.S.
  • "HandTrux Inventor." Ernie Van Den Heuvel, inventor, HandTrux Toys, Little Falls, N.J., discusses the business model for his new toy company.
  • "The Net Return." Paul Crawley, president, The Net Return, Fair Lawn, N.J., shares how his sports-training company is able to compete with overseas products.
  • "Made in the U.S.A." Michael Farr, president, Farr, Miller & Washington, Washington, D.C., covers how the "Made in America" movement could affect the U.S. marketplace, stock market and relationships with manufacturing companies.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at the Credit Union National Association (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 "Buy Local for Broad Impact" and "Make the Move to Small-Business Ownership" and watch the "Financing Your Small Business" video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.