WASHINGTON (4/15/11)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program helps you reduce your credit card rate, make electric-car purchasing decisions, and save money on food. 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:
* “Lower Your Credit Card Rate.” Phil Heckman, director of product development and delivery, Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Madison, Wis., shares advice for finding the lowest rate possible on a credit card. * “Five Reasons Not to Buy an Electric Car--Yet!” Stacy Johnson, president, Money Talks News, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., explains why you should wait to buy an electric car. * “Food Day.” Michael Jacobson, co-founder and executive director, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, D.C., tells how you can shop for nutritious food on a budget.
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; 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 “New Law Prompts Close Look at Your Credit Cards” and “Cars Are Plugged In and (Almost) Ready to Go” in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center