WASHINGTON (7/29/11)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program helps you make smarter budgeting decisions, plan for future security, set financial priorities, and cool your home for less. 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 Psychology of Money.” Syble Solomon, executive coach and founder, Life Wise, Boston, explains why we sometimes make poor financial decisions even when we know better. * “Ways We Sabotage Our Financial Security.” Pam Krueger, executive producer and host, “MoneyTrack,” and official spokesperson for the California Jump$tart Coalition, San Francisco, shares effective ways to plan and save for future financial stability. * “Are You Saving Too Much?” Susan Tiffany, certified credit union financial counselor and director of consumer periodicals, Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Madison, Wis., discusses how to choose between saving money and paying off debt. * “Tips for Surviving a Heat Wave and the Electric Bill That Follows.” Jim Bausell, vice president of business development, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Arlington, Va., covers energy-efficient and money-saving strategies for cooling your home.
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 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, use the “Should I Pay Off Debt or Save?” and “Budget Blueprint” calculators in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center