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NBC Today money expert How to boost financial status
WASHINGTON (7/10/09)--One of the experts on Sunday’s H&FF Radio show--a well-known talk show host, columnist, and author--shares timely tips on moving to higher economic strata by implementing simple, anyone-can-do-it strategies on a daily basis. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EDT 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. The Credit Union National Association (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. Sunday’s 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:
* “The Difference: Traits and Habits of Those Who Moved From the Lowest Economic Strata to the Highest and How You Can, Too,” with Jean Chatzky, financial editor for NBC’s "Today" show, columnist, talk show host, and author, New York City; * “The New GI Bill,” with Sean-Michael Green, author of Marching to College: Turning Military Experience into College Admissions, attorney, dean of graduate and adult enrollment at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; * “Are You Worried About Your Financial Advisor?” with Diahann Lassus, chair, National Association of Personal Financial Advisors, New Providence, N.J.; * “U.S. Lags World in Paid Sick Days for Workers and Families: Are You at Greater Risk of Contracting Communicable Diseases?” with Dr. Jody Heymann, director of the Institute for Health and Social Policy, and professor of epidemiology at McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at CUNA. The radio show is sponsored by CO-OP Network, the national credit union ATM network; Cabot Creamery Cooperative, maker of award-winning cheddar; Western Corporate FCU (WesCorp) and its member credit unions; and the Defense Credit Union Council and member credit unions, serving those who serve our country worldwide. For more information, listen to “Audio: Investing for Retirement” in Plan It: Retire Ready Toolkit.
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