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HandFF Radio highlights childrens financial literacy
WASHINGTON (6/8/12)--Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program addressed youth financial education, employment for military veterans, "wealthy" living on a budget and green home design.

The show, which also can be heard later on the Internet, features Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discussing these topics with special guests:

  • "Spencer's First." James Merritt, author of the "Spencer's First" series, Baltimore, discusses his financial literacy books for youth.
  • "Military Employment." Susan Fallon, vice president of business development, Monster Government Solutions, New York, provides resources to help servicemembers, veterans and family members find employment.
  • "Simple Wisdom." Danny Kofke, author, "A Simple Book of Financial Wisdom: Teach Yourself (And Your Kids) How to Live Wealthy with Little Money," highlights strategies for living well on a budget.
  • "Going Green." James Merida, owner, Bountiful Design, Easton, Md., covers green home design, and products and furniture for completing an environmentally friendly home.
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, and on Radio America and CUNA's websites.

For more information, watch "Thrive by 5: Teaching Your Preschooler About Money" and listen to "Personal Finance and Our Military" and "Going Green in 2012" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.


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