*Personal Productivity Secrets. Maura Thomas, Austin, Texas, a 20-year personal productivity leader, and founder and chief trainer of Regain Your Time.com, talks about managing the details of life and work.
*The End of Money. David Wolman, Portland, Ore., is a contributing editor at Wired and author of The End of Money, described by one reviewer as a tidy history of money and its discontents, [as well as] a travel story. In the book and in this conversation, Wolman considers the future of cash and how it will affect your wallet.
*Find More Money. Susan Tiffany, certified credit union financial counselor and director of consumer periodicals, Credit Union National Association (CUNA)
* 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 childs 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 Savings Bank, Hebron, Md., discusses his organizations mission to provide free dental care to the uninsured.
* Don 19t Neglect Dental Health. Mary Reiter, a dental hygienist and volunteer for Marylands Eastern Shore Mission of Mercy Dental Program, stresses the importance of routine dental care.
* The DNA of a Small-Business Owner. Terri Shapiro, communications director for Deluxe Corporation, Shoreview, Minn., discusses a recent survey her company commissioned that explored what makes successful small-business owners unique. The survey found, for instance, that 86 percent respondents believe they can do anything they set their mind to.
* The Sharing Economy Reshapes Travel. Farnoosh Torabi, personal-finance journalist, author, and TV personality, New York, explains how sites like Airbnb, which allows people to rent their apartments and homes to visitors, is changing travel by providing alternatives to traditional lodging.
* Manage Your Health With a Smartphone. Jeffrey Rice, a lawyer and physician with Healthcare Blue Book, Brentwood, Tenn., helps you avoid the quacks and select credible health-care apps for your smartphone.
Get A Job, Control Your Spending Wrestle your spending into submission and learn a no excuses approach to landing a job
*Get a Job Now! Dana Manciagli, author and career coach, Bellevue, Wash., shares job searching advice from her new book Cut the Crap, Get a Job! A New Job Search Process for a New Era.
*Cut Spending, Enjoy Life. Kathryn Greiner, director of credit education for the University of Michigan Credit Union, Ann Arbor, Mich., tells you how to control your spending without sacrificing the good things in life.
*You Gotta Have It, But Do You Need It? Susan Tiffany, certified credit union financial counselor and director of consumer periodicals, Credit Union National Association (CUNA)
This week Home & Family Radio explores whether auto paying your bills is a good idea while using the tools to protect your cash and get organized.
* Protect Your Cash. Luke Reynolds, chief of outreach and program development at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Washington, D.C., discusses how to protect your valuables and the most secure locations for your money.
* Bill Paying, Set It and Forget It? Stacy Rapacon, a personal finance writer for Kiplinger, Washington D.C., explores the pros and cons of auto-paying your bills.
* Get Organized, Save Money. Susan Fleischman, a professional organizer and owner of Clutterfree, Chicago, shares 20 ways staying organized can save you money.
Student Loan Tips, Suckers List On H&FF Radio
This week,avoid being a sucker while giving you advice about trading stocks and college borrowing.
* 10 Student Loan Tips. Rick Bialobrzeski, communications director for GreenPath Debt Solutions, Detroit, Mich., shares some of the nonprofit credit counseling organizations best advice about student borrowing.
* Failing to Plan = Planning to Fail. Sam Seiden, chief education, products, and services officer for Online Trading Academy, Irvine, Calif., discusses how to be successful at trading stocks online.
* Dont Be a Sucker. Lyn Chitow Oakes, chief marketing officer for the identity-protection firm TrustedID, Palo Alto, Calif., tells listeners what a suckers list is, how to stay off it, and what to do if you find yourself on one.
Student Debt, College Entrepreneurs
This week Home & Family Finance Radio goes back to school to help young people conquer student debt and make money.
* Smart College Borrowing. Joe Orsolini, president, College Aid Planners, Inc., Glen Ellyn, Ill., offers advice about when to borrow for college and whether it makes sense to dip in to retirement savings to pay for a childs education.
* Young, Vibrant, and Saddled With Debt. Seth Piccirillo, director of community development for the city of Niagara Falls, N.Y., discusses his citys plan to attract young college graduates by helping them pay their student loans.
* Dorm Room Entrepreneurs. Laura Schaefer, a Madison, Wis., freelance writer, shares highlights from a recent story she wrote for MoneyMix, a Credit Union National Association (CUNA)
* The Psychology of Clutter. Dr. Lise Van Susteren, a Washington D.C. psychiatrist, discusses why people are prone to clutter and why that inclination leads to modern behavior such as friending hundreds of people you barely know on Facebook.
* The Clutter Whisperer. Susan Fleischman, a professional organizer and owner of Clutterfree, Chicago, offers advice about how to get organized and rid your home of clutter.
* Clutter in the Internet Age. Jennifer Stewart, owner of Organizing by Jennifer, St. Louis, offers strategies for cleaning up your computer, winnowing your email inbox, and better understanding the software you use every day.