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HandFF Radio addresses jobs for returning veterans

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WASHINGTON (7/20/12)--Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program provided advice to help military veterans return to the work force.

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:

  • "Coming Home Jobless." Dennis May, hiring manager, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C., and Susan Fallon, vice president of business development, Monster, New York, describe the job market for returning veterans and strategies for getting veterans back into the work force.
  • "Back to Work." Ed Tobon, director of recruiting, Ryder, Miami, offers guidance for veterans looking for employment upon returning home.
  • "Finding Success." Wade Franklin, U.S. Navy veteran and franchise store owner, United Parcel Service of America, Clarendon, Va., discusses his own experience making the transition from a career in military service to a new opportunity as a small-business owner.
  • "Serving Veterans." David McIntyre, president, TriWest Healthcare Alliance, Phoenix, shares information about helpful services for the military community.
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 "Database Will Track Financial Scams Targeting Military" and "Get Back in the Game After Losing a Job," and listen to "Personal Finance and Our Military" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.