WASHINGTON (11/6/09)--Sunday's H&FF Radio show addresses financial topics for military families: Cutting grocery costs, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Military Line, and veterans benefits. 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:
* "Ways to Cut the Cost of Your Groceries,” with Sgt. Shopper, a.k.a. Karen Jowers, contributor, Military Times, Springfield, Va.; * "U.S. Better Business Bureau Military Line--What’s There for You?” with Holly Petraeus, director BBB Military Line, U.S. Better Business Bureau, Arlington, Va.; * "Veterans Benefits,” with Keith Pedigo, associate deputy undersecretary for policy and program management, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C.; and * "Navigating the Veterans' Benefits Maze,” with Shad Meshad, founder and president, National Veterans Foundation, Los Angeles, Calif.
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 the country worldwide. For more information, read "Tough Times Series: Gouged by Groceries" and "Tough Times Series: Services, Sites Help Veterans Navigate Benefits Maze” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center