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WASHINGTON (4/13/12)--Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program covers the 2012 tax deadline, paying your tax bill with a credit card, retailer debit cards, and sustainable living.

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:

  • "IRS Last Call." Eric Smith, spokesperson, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Washington, D.C., shares final tax reminders from the IRS for this year's filing deadline, April 17.
  • "Tax Bills and Credit Cards." Michael Eisenberg, certified public accountant, Los Angeles, discusses the pros and cons of paying your tax bill with a credit card.
  • "New Rewards and Risks of Store Cards." Amanda Walker, senior editor, ShopSmart magazine, Yonkers, N.Y., highlights potential pitfalls of new retailer debit cards.
  • "State of the World 2012." Erik Assadourian, senior fellow, Worldwatch Institute, Washington, D.C., explains how living sustainably can be no more difficult than living as a typical consumer.
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 "Getting Tax Records Organized" and use the "What's Your Credit Quotient?" calculator in the  Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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