WASHINGTON (9/26/08)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio guests offer insight on several timely topics, including shoring up your finances, proper disposal of cell phones, why you need a letter of instruction, and the state of our economy--including where it may be headed. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EDT on the Radio America 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. The Credit Union National Association (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. Sunday’s 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:
* “411 On Disposing Cell Phones,” with Philip P. Tumminio, staff attorney, Federal Trade Commission division of marketing practices, Washington, D.C.; * “Letter of Instruction: Don’t Leave Life Without It,” with Mark Cussen, contributor, Investopedia.com, Kansas City, Mo.; * “Five Ways to Bullet-Proof Your Financial Life,” with Jeff Boulton, CEO, Rise Above Debt, Phoenix; * “Establish a Solid Financial Future After the Military,” with Ethan Ewing, president, Bills.com, San Mateo, Calif.; and * “Our Economy--Where We Are and Where We’re Headed,” with Steven Rick, senior economist, CUNA, Madison, Wis.
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; Visa; and Western Corporate FCU and its member credit unions. For more information, read “Tough Times Series: Services, Sites Help Veterans Navigate Benefits Maze” and listen to “Old Electronics Can Compromise Your Identity” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.