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HandFF Radio guests include NCUA official tax experts

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WASHINGTON (11/21/08)--This Sunday’s H&FF Radio show lineup of guests includes National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) board member Gigi Hyland discussing how higher share insurance limits benefit consumers. Other guests give end-of-year tax and charitable giving tips.
National Credit Union Administration board member Gigi Hyland told consumer listeners about share insurance's benefits on a recent Home & Family Finance Radio Show. (Photo provided by CUNA)
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:
* “Charitable Giving: How to Check Up on Charities,” with Laurie Styron, analyst, American Institute of Philanthropy, Chicago, Ill.; * “Federal Insurance of Consumer Deposits in Financial Institutions,” with Gigi Hyland, board member, NCUA, Alexandria, Va.; * “Income Taxes and Military Service Members,” with Eric Smith, national spokesman, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C.; * “Your Income Taxes: What to Do Before Dec. 31,” with Ethan Ewing, president,, San Mateo, Calif.; and * “Put Cash Flow on a Calendar,” with Susan Tiffany, CUNA's director of personal finance information for adults, Center for Personal Finance, Madison, Wis.
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; Visa; and Western Corporate FCU and its member credit unions. For more information, read “Special Bulletin: Credit Union Federal Insurance Coverage Rises to $250,000” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.