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HandFF Radio covers strategies for saving

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WASHINGTON (7/8/11)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program discusses saving strategies, food prices and identity theft protection for kids. 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:
* “The Three Worst Things We Do to Sabotage Ourselves Financially and What We Can Do to Fix It.” Pam Krueger, executive producer and host of “MoneyTrack,” and board member for the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, San Francisco, covers solutions for common savings mistakes. * “Food Prices: Why Do They Keep Increasing?” Phil Lempert, food-industry analyst known as the Supermarket Guru and host of “Food Sense,” Santa Monica, Calif., lists factors affecting food prices. * “The Cost of Skipping Vacations.” Susan Tiffany, certified credit union financial counselor and director of consumer periodicals, Credit Union National Association (CUNA), Madison, Wis., explores the unacknowledged cost of saving money by forgoing a vacation. * “How to Protect Your Child’s Identity: Seven Tips for Parents.” Adam Levin, founder and chairman, Identity Theft 911, Scottsdale, Ariz., highlights steps parents can take to prevent theft of a child’s identity.
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; 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 “Vacation Means Re-Creation” and watch the “How to Prevent Identity Theft” video in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.