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HandFF Radio features advice on tax refunds basic investing

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WASHINGTON (4/2/10)--Sunday's H&FF Radio offers potential solutions for managing a tax refund, siblings who disagree about how to handle mom and dad’s finances, people in need of quick and affordable legal help, and common sense investing. 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. 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:
* "Seize Tax Refund Opportunity." Susan Tiffany, director, consumer periodicals, CUNA, Madison, Wis., describes smart things to do with the income tax refund--and whether you should receive one at all. * "They’re Your Parents, Too! How Siblings Can Survive Their Parents’ Aging Without Driving Each Other Crazy.” Francine Russo, journalist and The New York Times fellow at the International Longevity Center, New York, provides advice for siblings who need to work together to help mom and dad. * "Handle Your Own Legal Affairs With HALT." Theresa Rudy, interim executive director, Center for Legal Empowerment, Accountability and Reform, Washington, D.C., offers information about how to handle legal affairs affordably, equitably, and simply. * "Complete Idiot’s Guide to Investing." Ed Koch, former investment professional and co-author of the fourth edition of "Complete Idiot’s Guide to Investing," San Diego, Calif., offers investment strategies for beginners.
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; and the Defense Credit Union Council and member credit unions, serving those who serve the country worldwide. For more information, read the articles “What Was Grandma’s Password?” and “March Financial Fitness Challenge--Seize Tax Refund Opportunity” and view the “Investing: Dollar-Cost Averaging” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.