H&FF Radio talks credit cards, back-to-school expenses
WASHINGTON (8/10/12)--On Sunday's Home & Family Finance Radio program, listeners heard the latest on credit card surcharges and cards for returning students, and learn about back-to-school 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:
"Best Cards for Back to School." Odysseas Papadimitriou, CEO, Cardhub.com, Arlington, Va., discusses students' wisest card selections.
"Seven Ways to Avoid Paying Plastic Surcharges." Andrea Woroch, a nationally recognized consumer expert at Kinoli Inc., Windsor, Colo., reveals ways to beat surcharges and save money through smart shopping.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at the 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.
"Back to School Shopping Trends." Trae Bodge, senior editor, Retailmenot.com, Austin, Texas, shares per-child school shopping statistics, advice and details about his organization's online coupons.
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 "Senioritis: Expect Big Expenses for High-School Seniors" and watch "Debit vs. Credit" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.