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H&FF Radio: Overcome Adversity, Run Your Home Like a Business
WASHINGTON (2/15/13)--H&FF Radio this week showcases the story of a Bahamian woman's rise from poverty to world-renowned hotelier, making office culture work at home, and passing financial advice on to the next generation.

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:

  • "A Girl Called Nettie." Netica Symonette, author of the book "A Girl Called Nettie: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love" from Dunham Books, Los Angeles, discusses how she overcame prejudice, a lack of education, and her impoverished upbringing in the Bahamas to become a premier hotelier.
  • "Run Your Home Like a Business." Caitlin Friedman, co-author of the book "Family Inc.: Office-Inspired Solutions to Reduce the Chaos in Your Home (and Save Your Sanity!)" from Tarcher Books, New York, offer tips from the book she wrote with her husband about how office culture can make a household run more smoothly.
  • "Money Letters 2 My Daughter." Jackie Cummings Koski, financial-literacy advocate and director of a tristate chapter of the nonprofit BetterInvesting, Cincinnati, discusses a series of letters, recently turned into a book, she wrote to share her financial and money-management wisdom with her daughter.
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 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 related information, read "Giving Your Kids an Allowance (Or Not)" and "Finding Life-Changing Apps" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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