WASHINGTON (4/11/08)--If you’re still confused by check imaging, this week’s H&FF Radio lineup includes a guest who explains that and other new technology affecting your checking accounts and deposits. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EDT 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 Web sites. 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:
* “Will You Be a Middle Class Drop-Out?” with Walter Dartland, executive director, Consumer Federation of the Southeast, Tallahassee, Fla.; * “Tax Tips for Procrastinators,” with Eric Smith, national spokesman, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C.; * “Check Imaging and Other Ways to Improve How You Make Deposits,” with Chris Kruger, account executive, Co-op Financial Services, Ontario, Calif.; * “Sleep Problems and Job Performance: What It Can Cost You,” with Dr. Barry Krakow, internist, sleep specialist and author of “Sound Sleep, Sound Mind,” Albuquerque, N.M.; and * “Paying for Your Vacation: Listener’s Best Money Management Tips,” with Susan Tiffany, director of personal finance information for adults, CUNA, 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, makers of cheddar cheese; Visa; and WesCorp. For more information, read, “Research, Plan, and Budget for That Special Vacation” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.