WASHINGTON (9/24/10)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio Program, rebroadcast from an earlier taping, addresses online consumer resources from the U.S. government, auto insurance and overdraft protection for members of the armed forces, and tax help for the elderly. 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:
* “Federal Citizen Information Center: Consumer Resources Online.” Teresa Nasif, director of the U.S. General Services Administration’s Federal Citizen Information Center, Washington, D.C., highlights the many resources available to consumers online at pueblo.gsa.gov. * “10 Things You Need to Know About Auto Insurance for Military Personnel.” Ethan Ewing, president, Bills.com, San Mateo, Calif., explains how servicemembers can insure their vehicles while away on active duty or when moving to another state for service orders. * “Non-Sufficient Funds Fees and Overdraft Protection Programs at Military Financial Institutions.” Marocco Roberts, U.S. Army banking and credit union liaison officer, discusses financial services and protections available to members of the military. * “AARP Tax-Aide: Tax Help for the Elderly.” Bonnie Speedy, national director of AARP Tax-Aide and vice president of the AARP Foundation in Washington, D.C., talks about free tax preparation assistance available to the elderly and to people with low to moderate incomes.
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 “Your Tax Bracket Tells Just Part of the Story” and watch the “Use Direct Deposit and Automatic Transfers to Simplify Finances” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center