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HandFF Radio discusses youth sports and the economy
WASHINGTON (6/29/12)--Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program covered the growing youth sports business and its economic effects.

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:

  • "i9 Sports Survey." Brian Sanders, chief operating officer, i9 Sports, Brandon, Fla., addresses the growth of youth sports franchises in the U.S.
  • "Sports and Kids." Tim Brant, sports anchor, ABC-7, Washington, D.C., shares survey results revealing how youth sports could affect future investments.
  • "Playing the Game." Kit Bannantine, former student soccer player, Pittsburgh, and Garrett Schwabb, former student lacrosse player, Los Angeles, explain how competing in sports has helped them in the professional world.
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, watch "Talk With Your Children About Family Finances" and listen to "Biz Kid$: Teaching Kids About Money and Business" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.


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