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WASHINGTON (7/24/09)--One of the guests on Sunday’s H&FF Radio show cuts to the chase to explain which aspects of the current credit-related legislation you need to pay attention to, and why. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EDT 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. 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 websites. 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:
* “Don’t Forget to Sing in the Lifeboats: Quotes on Home, Family and Finance,” with Kathryn and Ross Petras, authors, New York City; * “Consumers Eating Healthier, Saving Money During Recession: Healthy Eating on a Budget,” with Phil Lempert, the supermarket guru, Santa Monica, Calif.; * “How Credit Unions Help the Financially Underserved,” with Carolyn Lane, senior vice president, business development and marketing, CO-OP Financial Services, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; * “Credit Reports, Credit Scores and More: What You Need to Know Amid 2009 Legislation and Economy,” with Brad Stroh, co-CEO, Bills.com, San Mateo, Calif.; and * Your Questions Answered.
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; Western Corporate FCU, also known as WesCorp, and its member credit unions; and the Defense Credit Union Council and member credit unions, serving those who serve our country worldwide. For more information, listen to “June Financial Fitness Challenge--Power Through Credit Card Debt” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.