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Thinking Like a Rich Person, Telecommuting On H&FF Radio
WASHINGTON (3/29/13)--This week H&FF Radio teaches you to think like a rich person, explores whether working from home is a good idea and cautions against sharing too many spring break pictures on Twitter and Facebook.

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:

  • "Use Your Tax Refund like a Rich Person." Professional speaker and consultant Steve Siebold, author of the book "How Rich People Think" and co-founder of the consulting firm Gove-Siebold Group, Boynton Beach, Fla., says putting your tax refund in savings isn't necessarily the best use of the money and suggests some alternatives.
  • "Is Working From Home the Future?" Corporate speaker and author Linda Galindo, Park City, Utah, explains why some bosses say telecommuting works great but still want to see their employees in the office.
  • "Online, Your Past Can Haunt You." Cybersecurity expert Jessie Varsalone, a professor at Baltimore County College, warns that what young people share through social media could prevent them from landing competitive jobs. Varsalone says companies regularly screen applicants' social media activity before making job offers.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at Credit Union National Association (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 related information, read "Decide What to Pay for Growth Stocks" and "Step Carefully: Covering Digital Footprint Is Key to Web Privacy" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.
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