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Car dealers financial advisers examined on HandFF Radio

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WASHINGTON (6/25/10)--Sunday's H&FF Radio program provides advice about avoiding predatory auto dealers and not-so-great financial advisers, what to consider when it’s time to renew your lease, and ways to save gas money on your summer vacation. 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:
* "Stop Predatory Lending. Auto Dealers Ask, ‘Since When Is 19% Interest Too Much to Pay?’" Rosemary Shahan, founder and president, Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety, Sacramento, Calif., describes how soldiers, women, people of color, and senior citizens can avoid car dealers who prey upon people who lack experience with car loans. * "Five Signs You Are Getting the Wrong Retirement Advice: Maybe It’s Time to Fire Your Broker." Kelly Campbell, certified financial planner, chartered financial consultant, char¬tered mutual fund counselor and principal, Campbell Wealth Management, Fairfax, Va., provides insight on good vs. not-so-good financial advisers. * "What to Consider When Your Housing Lease Is Up." Kim McGrigg, community manager, Money Management International, Denver, Colo., provides tips to help you decide whether to stay or move and what the costs are for your decision. * "How to Save Gas on Your Summer Vacation." Kateri Callahan, president, Alliance to Save Energy, Washington, D.C., covers options for planning your trip, on-the-road travel, and overall vehicle maintenance.
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 “Renter’s Rights Get New Lease” and view the “Financing Your New Car” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.