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Use America Saves Week to jump-start savings habits
WASHINGTON (2/20/09)--America Saves Week, from Sunday to March 1, is the focus of this week’s H&FF Radio show, with guests focusing on simple habits that have lifelong benefits. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EST 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:
* “America Saves,” with Nancy Register, associate director, Consumer Federation of America, Washington, D.C.; * “Lower-Income Household Savings Initiatives: Saver’s Bonus Act and AutoSave,” with Ray Boshara, vice president and director of Asset Building Program, New America Foundation, Washington, D.C.; * “Never Too Young to Save: Start Young Savers Off On the Right Foot,” with Eric Porter, executive vice president, business development and marketing, Co-op Network, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; and * “Build an Emergency Savings Fund,” with Ethan Ewing, president, Bills.com, San Mateo, Calif.
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, also known as 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, read “Tough Times Series: Gen X: Ditch Your Debt and Become Smart Savers” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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