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HandFF Radio examines travel papers scams and cons

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WASHINGTON (6/11/10)--Sunday's H&FF Radio program gives advice about tax-free municipal bonds; documents needed for world travel; how to spot and stop frauds, scams, and cons; and how to prepare a college student for financial independence. 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:
* "Are They Safe? Tax-Free Municipal Bonds." Bill Walsh, co-founder and president, Hennion & Walsh, Parsippany, N.J., provides information about this investment option. * "Bon Voyage! Travel Documents Take You Around the World." Sue Tanzman, owner and president, Martin's Travel and Tours Inc., Los Angeles, describes the differences among the documents required and how to get the ones you need. * "There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute: How to Spot Audacious Frauds, Scams, and Cons--and How to Stop Them." Jeffrey Robinson, journalist and author, New York, gives advice as an internationally recognized expert on organized crime, fraud, and money laundering. * "Do You Know Enough Financially to Handle Being on Your Own at College?" Patricia Seaman, director of marketing and communications, National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), Denver, Colo., tells parents how they can prepare their children for life on their own with appropriate financial management skills.
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 “Gap Year Before College Can Bring Valuable Life Experience” and view the “Money and Travel” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.