WASHINGTON (5/13/11)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program examines kid-targeted marketing, college selection, college financing and résumé writing. 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:
* “The Pint-Size Consumer.” Adam Hanft, founder and CEO, Hanft Projects, New York, explains how marketers promote products directly to kids. * “Finding the Right College Fit.” Ken Albert, certified college planning specialist, certified financial planner, and author of “Finding the Right College Fit: The Ultimate Guide to College,” Tampa, Fla., shares advice to help students find the best college for them. * “Financing College.” Ken Kamen, president, Mercadien Asset Management, and author of “Reclaim Your Nest Egg: Take Control of Your Financial Future,” Princeton, N.J., provides suggestions to help students and parents make college financing decisions. * “Résumés for Dummies: Your Go-To Guide for Getting Your Foot in the Door.” Jim Lemke, Phoenix, global vice president of organizational development at Opportunity International, Oakbrook, Ill., and technical editor, discusses how to create an effective résumé.
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 “Get Back in the Game After Losing a Job” and use the “What Will It Take to Save for a College Education?” calculator in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center