H&FF Radio: Holiday Credit, Home Efficiency
WASHINGTON (10/18/13)--Discover the best credit cards for holiday shopping and find out the quickest way to ensure your home is as energy efficient as possible on this week's Home & Family Finance Radio.
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:
"Holiday Credit Cards: The Good, The Bad." Eric Adamowsky, co-founder of the consumer-protection site Credit Card Insider, New York, shares the best and worst credit cards for holiday spending.
"How Energy Efficient Is Your Home?" Mark Furst, owner of Grading Spaces, Fort Atkinson, Wis., breaks down how an energy audit not only can give you a blueprint for improving your home's efficiency but also can help save you money on home improvements.
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; and the Defense Credit Union Council and member credit unions, serving those who serve the country worldwide.
"Uneven Income? Then Saving Is Even More Important." Amy Peek, a certified public accountant, Pittsburgh, explains why you should save 20% of your income if you're self-employed.
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 97 million members, and is presented by CO-OP Network.
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For related information, read "Find the Best Low-Cost, High-Value Car" and "Majority of Consumers: Thumbs Up to Co-op Businesses" in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.