WASHINGTON (10/31/08)--Guests on Sunday’s H&FF Radio show share timely tips to cope with the recession--including getting a good deal on a car purchase despite tough times, correcting errors on your credit report, using new technology for home-based businesses, and preventing foreclosure even if it’s already started. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EST 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:
* “Get a Good Deal on Your Next Car--Even in Hard Times,” with Warren Brown, columnist and author, Washington Post, Washington, D.C.; * “How to Correct Errors on Your Credit Report,” with John Ulzheimer, author, television host and president of consumer education, Credit.com, Atlanta; * “New Technology for Home-Based Businesses,” with Chris Kruger, national relationship manager, Co-op Financial Services, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; * “How to Prevent Foreclosure--Even if It’s Already Underway,” with Ethan Ewing, president, Bills.com, San Mateo, Calif.; and * Q & A: Driving less? Reduce your insurance premium; air fare fluctuations; and new and hefty surcharges on rental cars.
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: Lenders, Counselors Help Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center