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Spending and travel advice on HandFF Radio
WASHINGTON (5/27/11)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program offers advice for smarter spending and affordable travel. 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:
* “Balance Cost and Value.” Susan Tiffany, certified credit union financial counselor and director of consumer periodicals, Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Madison, Wis., explains how you can decide when you might be better off paying more for certain goods and services. * “Seven Expenses You Should Negotiate.” Kim McGrigg, community manager, Money Management International, Denver, provides suggestions for negotiating prices on home improvement projects, vehicles, clothing and more. * “Tips to Stretch Vacation Dollars.” Emily Kaufman, travel contributor to ABC’s “Good Morning America,” author, and blogger, The Travel Mom, Woodland Hills, Calif., shares cost-saving ideas for family travel this summer. * “Have the Unique Travel Experience of Your Dreams.” Sue Tanzman, owner and president, Martin’s Travel and Tours Inc., Los Angeles, reveals tricks of the trade to help you save money on transportation and accommodations while traveling.
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; 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, read “Balance Cost and Value” and “Find Good Travel Deals Even in a Bum Economy” in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.


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