WASHINGTON (2/8/08)--In addition to giving advice about how working kids can invest some of their earnings, experts on this Sunday’s H&FF Radio show will talk about how to calculate portfolio return, how adult children can avoid conflict when divvying up family treasures, and how checking account holders can put their money to work. 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. 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 these guests:
* “Roth IRAs for Working Kids,” with Nancy Granovsky, professor, extension family economics specialist and regents fellow, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M University System, College Station, Texas; * “How to Determine How Much Money You Made in Your Portfolio This Past Year,” with Barbara O’Neill, extension specialist, Financial Resource Management, and professor, Rutgers University Cooperative Extension, New Brunswick, N.J.; * “Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate,” with Marlene Stum, founder and professor, Family Social Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.; * “What Makes a Good Checking Account and Other Banking Tips,” with Ed Mierzwinski, consumer program director and advocate with the National Association of State Public Interest Research Groups (U.S. PIRG), Washington, D.C.; and * Listener Q&A: Generic medicines; lower your homeowners insurance cost; save money at the gas pump; improve your credit score.
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, makers of cheddar cheese; Visa; and WesCorp. For more information, read “Make a Will to Have the Last Word” and “Online Banking Makes Money Management Simple and Safe” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.