WASHINGTON (6/27/08)--For anyone about to hit the road in the coming weeks, this week’s H&FF Radio show is particularly timely: summer travel, getting better gas mileage, and tips for saving money. 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:
* “Ten Tips for Getting Better Gas Mileage,” with Jack Gillis, president, Gillis & Associates, and director of public affairs, Consumer Federation of America, Washington, D.C.; * “Sound Sleep, Sound Mind,” with Dr. Barry Krakow, internist, author, Albuquerque, New Mexico; * “Summer Vacation Travel Tips That Save You Money” with Jennifer Burrows, senior marketing programs manager, Co-op Financial Services, Ontario, Calif.; * “Great Threads For Less Bread: Listener’s Best Money Management Tip,” with Susan Tiffany, CUNA's director of personal finance information for adults, center for personal finance, Madison, Wis.; and * Host Paul Berry Answers Your Questions: Hiring movers, co-signing a loan, prepaid credit card for college students, money market accounts.
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, maker of award-winning cheddar; Visa; and Western Corporate FCU and its member credit unions. For more information, listen to “Audio: Summer Travel Tips,” and “Audio: Vacation Planning” in Plan It: Retire Ready Toolkit.