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Investing In Lean Times, Tax Day Advice On H&FF Radio
WASHINGTON (3/25/13)--Sunday H&FF Radio dug into how to invest during sequestration, steeled for the rapidly advancing April 15, and planned the perfect vacation.

In this episode, which you can listen to on the Internet, host Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discussed these topics with special guests:

  • "Sequestering Your Dollars." Michael Farr, president of investment firm Farr, Miller & Washington, Washington, D.C., imparted some financial wisdom about where--and where not--to put your dollars during these times of government austerity. Farr also explained why the market is making leaps and bounds amid so much uncertainty.
  • "The Tax Man Cometh." Eric Smith, a spokesperson for the Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C., reminded listeners T-Day, April 15, is imminent and shared changes in the tax rules that could affect their filing.
  • "Travel Like an Expert." Susan Tanzman, president of Martin Travel & Tours, Los Angeles, gave the dos and don'ts of planning a successful vacation. 
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at Credit Union National Association. 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 related information, read "EITC can help taxpayers, if they're aware" and "Do You Need a Travel Agent?" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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