WASHINGTON (3/11/13)--Sunday's H&FF Radio featured the latest news on IRA contributions, the importance of regular visits to the dentist, and an American-born Israeli philanthropist's plan to change the world through good deeds.
In this episode, which can be listened to on the Internet, host Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discussed these topics with special guests:
"No Amount Is Too Small." Dennis Zuehlke, manager of the retirement-planning firm Ascensus, Madison, Wis., said the 2013 contribution limit for an IRA has increased to $5,500, but reminded listeners to contribute whatever they can afford.
"Healthy Teeth, Happy Wallet." Sheila Dobee, a dentist in Fremont, Calif., discussed the importance of routine dental care to a family's overall health and finances.
"Activate Your Goodness." Shari Arison, an American-born Israeli businesswoman and billionaire, discussed her book "Activate Your Goodness," and its message that good works can transform the world for the better.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at 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 sponsored by America's credit unions and their 90 million members, and is presented by CO-OP Network.
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For related information, read "Four Key Steps to "No Regrets" Retirement" and "Don't Miss Out on Retirement Plan Pretax Dollars" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center