WASHINGTON (10/29/10)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program has advice for teaching kids about money on Halloween, converting your retirement plan to a Roth IRA, and determining if you can afford to retire early. 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:
* “Using the Holidays to Teach Your Kids About Money.” Janet Bodnar, editor, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, Washington, D.C., shares ideas for using Halloween to teach your children important money lessons. * “Small Business Act Lets You Convert Retirement Plan to Roth IRA.” James Lange, attorney and certified public accountant, Pittsburgh, explains how a new law will allow 401(k), 403(b), and 457(b) employees to convert pre-tax account balances into Roth-designated accounts. * “More People Seeking Early Retirement Due to Corporate Stress.” Wayne Copelin, certified financial planner and founder, Copelin Financial Advisors, Sugar Land, Texas, discusses factors that consumers should take into account when considering an early retirement.
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 “Expert Answers for Your 401(k) Questions” and watch the “Talk With Your Children About Family Finances” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center