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How To Retire Happy On H&FF Radio

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WASHINGTON (6/28/13)--Prepare for a flawless retirement and aim for smart financial benchmarks with this week's Home & Family Finance Radio.

In this episode, which you can listen to on the Internet, host Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discusses these topics with special guests:

  • "Retire Happy." Stan Hinden, a former retirement columnist for The Washington Post and author of the recently updated "How to Retire Happy: The 12 Most Important Decisions You Make Before You Retire," Bowie, Md., shares the crucial components of a successful retirement.
  • Avoid These Retirement Setbacks." Jane Clark, a senior editor with the magazine Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Washington, D.C., shines a light on six common retirement pitfalls and how to sidestep them.
  • "Gauging Financial Progress." Susan Tiffany, certified credit union financial counselor and director of consumer periodicals, Credit Union National Association, Madison, Wis., acknowledges it's easy to get lost in the financial weeds and gives you some benchmarks to put you on the right path.
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 95 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 related information, read "Two Surveys Show That Americans Need Financial Overhaul" and "Elders Are Easy Targets for Scams" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.