WASHINGTON (5/31/13)--Home & Family Finance Radio is writing you two prescriptions this week: Go to the dentist and save for college.
In this episode, which you can listen to on the Internet, host Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discusses these topics with special guests:
"Saving Smart for College." John Kenny, managing director and head of investment firm Legg Mason Global Asset Allocation, New York, explains why using a tax-advantaged 529 Plan is one of the best ways to save for a child's college expenses.
"Everyone Needs a Dentist." Richard H. Van Gelder, community chairman of the Eastern Shore Mission of Mercy Dental Program and vice president of Hebron (Md.) Savings Bank, discusses his organization's mission to provide free dental care to the uninsured.
"Don't Neglect Dental Health." Mary Reiter, a dental hygienist and volunteer for Maryland's Eastern Shore Mission of Mercy Dental Program, stresses the importance of routine dental care.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at the Credit Union National Association. 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 95 million members, and is presented by CO-OP Network.
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For related information, read "Grandparents Can Plan Estates, Pay for College" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.