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HandFF Radio examines new credit card rules

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WASHINGTON (11/13/09)--Sunday's H&FF Radio show takes a look at how the new credit card rules affect consumers, how to reduce credit card debt, and an insider’s tips to spending and saving wisely. 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:
* "Power Through Credit Card Debt,” with Susan Tiffany, director, consumer periodicals, CUNA, Madison, Wis.; * "1,001 Things They Won’t Tell You: An Insider’s Guide to Spending, Saving, and Living Wisely,” with Jonathan Dahl, editor-in-chief, SmartMoney magazine, Wall Street Journal, New York, N.Y.; * "Provisions of the Credit Card Act of 2009,” with Pamela Banks, policy counsel, Consumers Union, Washington, D.C.; and * "Sweeping Change In Credit Card Rules: How They Affect You,” with Adam Levin, founder and chairman, Credit.com, New York, N.Y.
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 (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 "How new credit card law affects you now" and view the “Managing Credit Card Debt” video in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.