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Technology topics explored on HandFF Radio
WASHINGTON (2/3/12)--Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program covers platform technology, Internet coupons, online safety and identity theft.

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:

  • "The Age of the Platform." Phil Simon, Henderson, Nev., author, "The Age of the Platform: How Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google Have Redefined Business," explains how four leading companies are changing the personal technology market.
  • "Save With Internet Coupons." Stephanie Nelson, The Coupon Mom, Atlanta, reveals how you can save as much as $6,000 a year using online coupons.
  • "How to Avoid Online Fraud." Chris Morran, senior editor, The Consumerist, Philadelphia, offers advice for steering clear of online fraud when researching purchases or shopping online.
  • "The Truth About Identity Theft." Jim Stickley, security expert and author, "The Truth About Identity Theft," San Diego, discusses strategies for protecting your identity from high-tech scams. Stickley is chief technology officer with TraceSecurity, a CUNA Strategic Services provider.
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, read "Shop By the Rules With Coupons" and "Recognize Online Review Fraud" and watch "How to Prevent Identity Theft" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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