WASHINGTON (6/10/11)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program provides advice for adopting a pet, being a financial role model, living a richer life, and avoiding divorce mistakes. The show, which also can be heard later via the Internet, features Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discussing these topics with special guests:
* “Adopting and Caring for a Shelter Animal: How Much Will It Cost?” Jamie Scotto, adoptions and rescue director, Washington Animal Rescue League, Washington, D.C., lists expenses you might not have considered when adopting a pet. * “Are You a Good Financial Role Model for Your Kids?” Stuart Ritter, family financial expert, T. Rowe Price, Baltimore, shares five simple tips to help parents have better financial discussions with their kids. * “Seven Principles for a Richer Life.” Robert Pagliarini, certified financial planner and president, Pacifica Wealth, Mission Viejo, Calif., discusses proactive ways to work toward financial success. * “Five Financial Mistakes Women Make While Going Through Divorce.” Nicole Covganka, financial planner, Retirement Planning Group, Riverwoods, Ill., explains how women can avoid financial missteps when ending a marriage.
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 read “Economy Inspires Parting Couples to Get Creative” in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center