WASHINGTON (12/30/09)--Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program describes how to convert to a Roth IRA, what to tell kids about privacy and fraud, steps to trim holiday debt, and small moves that add up to big financial changes. 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. 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:
* “Converting to a Roth IRA,” with Mary Kay Foss, CPA and director, Greenstein, Rogoff, Olsen & Co. LLP, Danville, Calif.; * “You Are Here: Educating Kids About Privacy and Fraud,” with Jennifer Leach, consumer education specialist, Division of Consumer and Business Education, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, D.C.; * “The 6-Step Debt Diet: Trim Your Post-Holiday Card Flab,” with Andrew Housser, co-founder and co-CEO, Freedom Debt Relief, LLC, San Mateo, Calif.; and * “Be Bold, Think Small: Make Small Moves that Add Up to Big Progress When Making Financial Changes,” with Susan Tiffany, director of consumer periodicals, CUNA, Madison, Wis.
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; Western Corporate FCU (WesCorp) and its member credit unions; and the Defense Credit Union Council and member credit unions, serving those who serve our country worldwide. For more information, read "Avoid Conversion Confusion With Roth IRAs” and “Crooks Use High-Tech Scams to Commit Fraud” and view the “Talk With Your Children About Family Finances” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.