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Student Loan Tips, 'Suckers List' On H&FF Radio
WASHINGTON (5/3/13)--This week Home & Family Finance Radio helps you avoid being a sucker while giving you advice about trading stocks and college borrowing.

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:

  • "10 Student Loan Tips." Rick Bialobrzeski, communications director for GreenPath Debt Solutions, Detroit, Mich., shares some of the nonprofit credit counseling organization's best advice about student borrowing.
  • "Failing to Plan = Planning to Fail." Sam Seiden, chief education, products, and services officer for Online Trading Academy, Irvine, Calif., discusses how to be successful at trading stocks online.
  • "Don't Be a Sucker." Lyn Chitow Oakes, chief marketing officer for the identity-protection firm TrustedID, Palo Alto, Calif., tells listeners what a "suckers list" is, how to stay off it, and what to do if you find yourself on one.
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 more than 95 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 "Decide What to Pay for Growth Stocks" and "ID Fraud Claims 12.6 Million Victims in 2012" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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