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IHandFF RadioI Spotlight on new grads and youth

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WASHINGTON (5/11/12)--Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program covered challenges facing new college graduates and youth financial education.

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:

  • "My College Kid is Home!" Marc Ostrofsky, author and entrepreneur, Houston, provides advice for parents with college students--or graduates--moving back home.
  • "Tough Job Market." Emily Blumberh, inside sales associate at LivingSocial, Washington, D.C., and Talley Berry, web developer and writer, Easton, Md., discuss their experiences as recent college graduates entering the job market.
  • "Early Childhood Financials." Mark Bruinooge, co-founder and CEO, Tykoon, New York, describes strategies for teaching youth about the value of money.
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 "Help Young Adults Move Out of Your Checkbook" and watch the "Thrive by 5: Teaching Your Preschooler About Money" video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.