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IL.A. TimesI offers tips to manage cost of living on radio

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WASHINGTON (8/22/08)--L.A Times senior writer Kathy Kristof, one of the four guests on this Sunday’s H&FF Radio show, shares timely techniques for anyone struggling with today’s rising food and gas prices. 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 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:
* “Five Tips if You Are Falling Behind on Car Payments,” with Eric Hoffman, spokesman, Americans Well-informed on Automobile Retailing Economics (AWARE), Washington, D.C.; * “Intergenerational Wealth Planning: New Ways to Handle an Age-old Process,” with Eric Aanes, founder/president, Titus Wealth Management, San Mateo and Larkspur, Calif.; * “Financial Fitness: More Than a Good Credit Score,” with Brad Stroh, co-founder/CEO, Bills.com, San Mateo, Calif.; * “Ten Techniques to Manage Your Personal Cost of Living,” with Kathy Kristof, senior writer, Los Angeles Times; and * Your Questions Answered by Host Paul Berry: Summer travel and identity theft; filing for bankruptcy--other choices.
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, read “Tough Times Series: Gouged by Groceries” in Home & Family Resource Center.