WASHINGTON (4/1/11)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program discusses the importance of financial literacy and offers ideas to help consumers develop everyday financial skills. This Sunday, April 3, will mark the 200th broadcast of H&FF Radio. The 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:
* “Biz Kid$: Teaching Kids About Money and Business.” Jeannine Glista, co-creator and executive producer, Public Broadcast System’s “Biz Kid$,” Seattle, discusses how children can learn about money-management skills by starting their own businesses. * “Personal Finance and Our Military.” Pam McClelland, senior policy analyst, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Military Community and Family Policy, Arlington, Va., discusses financial issues facing military personnel and their families. * “Financial Literacy.” Gigi Hyland, board member, National Credit Union Administration, Alexandria, Va., offers suggestions and resources to help you budget, save, and deal with debt.
"Understanding what money is coming in the door and where it's going back out the door is the first step on the journey to financial control," said Hyland. "Achieving financial wellness is a lifelong process of learning how to be financially nimble and plan for life's changing financial needs. It takes work, but it is both interesting and rewarding," said Hyland. 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, maker of award-winning cheddar; and the Defense Credit Union Council and member credit unions, serving those who serve the country worldwide. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. ET 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. 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. For more information, read “Understand All Your Options for Dealing With Debt” and watch the “How to Help Your Child Earn Money” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center