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HandFF Radio Dont let gift card blunders spoil your holiday
WASHINGTON (12/7/07)--Confused by all the gift card do’s and don’ts? Listen in to this Sunday’s H&FF Radio show as experts sort out what you should look for, what you should avoid, and how to save yourself--and the gift card recipient--postholiday headache and hassle. 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. 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:
* “Sixth Annual Gift Card Survey: Buyers and Users,” with Ellen Davis, senior director, National Retail Federation, Washington, D.C.; * “Gift Card Do’s and Don’ts,” with Jack Gillis, director public relations, Consumer Federation of America, Washington, D.C.; * “Debt Consolidation,” with Gerri Detweiler, author of “The Ultimate Credit Handbook” and credit adviser for Credit.com, Sarasota, Fla.; * “2008 Financial Challenge for H&FF Audience,” with Susan Tiffany, director of personal finance information for adults, Center for Personal Finance, Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Madison, Wis.; and * Listener E-mail Questions.
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, makers of cheddar cheese; and Visa. For more information, read, “'Tis the Season for Trouble-Free Shopping, Returns” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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