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HandFF Radio examines student loan debt earning potential

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WASHINGTON (7/9/10)--Sunday’s H&FF Radio program offers advice on getting and managing student loans, what changes to expect in your insurance coverage when you change jobs, how to earn the most you can, and where to look for cruise ship bargains. 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:
* “Graduation Debt: Manage Student Loans and Live Your Life.” Reyna Goebel, freelance journalist, CUNA’s Money Mix, Investopedia and Yahoo! Finance, Dallas, Texas, describes mistakes to avoid, new student aid laws, and how to budget for student debt. * “Does Employment Change Mean Insurance Change?” Loretta Worters, vice president communications, Insurance Information Institute, New York, presents coverage options and issues when changing jobs. * “How to Maximize Your Earning Potential.” Eleanor Blayney, certified financial planner, author and consumer advocate for the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, McLean, Va., defines human capital and why it is so important to women especially. * “Cruising for a Bargain.” Susan Tanzman, co-owner and president, Martin's Travel and Tours, Inc., Los Angeles, Calif., presents bargains available on even the best cruise lines.
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 (WesCorp) and its member credit unions; and the Defense Credit Union Council and member credit unions, serving those who serve our 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. 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. For more information, read “Create Financial Checklist to Ease Transition to College” and “Cruise for a Bargain” in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.