WASHINGTON (4/8/11)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program covers money skills for kids, identity protection for college students, ways to calculate higher education costs, and credit union philanthropy. 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:
* “Build Your Kids’ Money Skills.” Janet Bodnar, author, “Raising Money-Smart Kids,” and editor, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, Washington, D.C., offers strategies for teaching kids about money. * “Six Ways to Protect Your Identity on Campus.” Farnoosh Torabi, author and personal finance contributor, Credit.com, New York City, discusses how college students can prevent identity theft and other forms of fraud. * “Net-Price Calculations: Figuring the Cost of a College Education.” Diane Cheng, research associate, Institute for College Access and Success, Oakland, Calif., covers individual factors students and families should consider when calculating college expenses. * “Philanthropy: Credit Unions’ ‘People Helping People’ Motto in Action.” Bill Prichard, public relations manager, CO-OP Financial Services, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., explains how contributing to charities and communities fits with the credit union philosophy. * “Listener Questions Answered.” Host Paul Berry answers audience e-mail questions about buying a home in today’s economic climate, paying down debt, and buying “daily deal” online vouchers on the secondary market.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at the 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 more information, read “Create Financial Checklist to Ease Transition to College” and watch the “How to Use Children’s Wants to Motivate Them to Save” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center