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HandFF Radio--CUNA economist on economy forecast

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WASHINGTON (2/27/09)--The state of the economy is the focus, and the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA’s) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington, D.C., was the setting for this week’s H&FF Radio show, featuring two prominent experts sharing economic forecasts and financial tips. 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:
* “State of the Economy and an Economic Forecast,” with Bill Hampel, senior vice president, economics & statistics, and chief economist, CUNA, Washington, D.C.; and * “How You Can Do Better in Difficult Times,” with Jack Gillis, director of public affairs, Consumer Federation of America, and president, Gillis & Associates, Washington, D.C.
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, “February Financial Fitness Challenge--Keep Your Head When Facing Job Loss” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.