WASHINGTON (5/10/13)--This week Home & Family Radio explores whether auto-paying your bills is a good idea, using tools to protect your cash and get ting organized.
In this episode, which you can listen to on the Internet, host Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discusses these topics with special guests:
"Protect Your Cash." Luke Reynolds, chief of outreach and program development at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Washington, D.C., discusses how to protect your valuables and the most secure locations for your money.
"Bill Paying--Set It and Forget It?" Stacy Rapacon, a personal finance writer for Kiplinger, Washington, D.C., explores the pros and cons of auto-paying your bills.
"Get Organized, Save Money." Susan Fleischman, a professional organizer and owner of Clutterfree, Chicago, shares 20 ways staying organized can save you money.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at Credit Union National Association. 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 95 million members, and is presented by CO-OP Network.
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For related information, read "May Fitness Challenge--Benchmarks Help Gauge Financial Progress" and "Offering Help for Hoarders" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center