WASHINGTON (11/21/07)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio Show guests zoom in on the mortgage and housing markets--what the current situation means for you and how stronger consumer protections can help. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EST on the Radio America 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. 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:
* “A Look at Today’s Mortgage and Housing Markets,” with Dr. Frank Nothaft, chief economist, Freddie Mac, McLean, Va.; * “How the Mortgage Meltdown Affects the Market and You,” with Michael Farr, president and majority owner, Farr, Miller & Washington LLC, Washington, D.C.; and * “Strengthening Consumer Protection in the Mortgage and Housing Markets,” with Allen Fishbein, director of housing and credit policy, Consumer Federation of America, Washington, D.C.
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, makers of cheddar cheese; and Visa. For more information, read, “What to Do When Your ARM is Due” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center