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Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

Writing achievable financial goals

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension April 5, 2022

After you set your realistic budget and know which strategies you can realistically use to reach your savings goals, you are on the right path. However, staying on that path can often be one of the hardest...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

Strategies to Save for a Goal

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension February 1, 2022

Saving is a financial behavior that will always be a good habit to develop. Why you are saving will change throughout your life. There are different strategies to use depending on your savings goal.  Video...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

Buy now, pay later apps

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension December 1, 2021

When you are shopping online, have you noticed an option to pay in four installments rather than the total balance? On some sites, there is a button next to the pay with credit card button. This fairly...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

How to avoid identity theft

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension September 15, 2021

You may not think you have much information to form your financial identity, but identity thieves can take one piece of identifying information to cause you financial problems for the rest of your life.  Your...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

Managing your financial aid

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension September 15, 2021

Whether you are a freshman, senior or graduate student, you have experience using financial aid to pay for college expenses.  Financial aid is available from the government (Department of Education)...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

Key information to understand retirement savings

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension April 20, 2021

You have not finished college, so why do you need to learn anything about retirement? Understanding key terms about retirement planning will help you make decisions once you do graduate. Compounding interest...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

Plan ahead for loan payments post-graduation

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Guest Columnist April 13, 2021

In one month, approximately one-fourth of South Dakota State University students will graduate. As you work toward securing your first professional job, now is also the time to review your student loan...

Managing your finances when you’re unemployed

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension (She/Her) March 31, 2021

The degree you have earned by attending South Dakota State University is going to do wonderful things for you, but might not happen right away. Not everyone has a job on graduation day and might experience...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

Protecting yourself from identity theft as a college student

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension March 2, 2021

In the everyday life of worrying about how much Facebook, Google and Amazon are tracking us, it can be hard to remember that we need to be even more concerned with who has our financial information. Identity...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

Planning for Spring Break

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension February 23, 2021

Yes, you are getting a spring break this semester. There are a lot of choices you can make about what you plan to do during that week. Here are a few things to consider that will make an impact on your...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

New semester, new ways to save

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension January 12, 2021

Spending money is arguably the most fun thing about having it. After creating a spending plan, which I urge you to stick to, spending wisely is the next step. Here are a few tips to keep you on track as...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

Plan ahead for the semester ahead

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension October 28, 2020

You have made it past the halfway point of the semester. With only about a month left before you leave campus for a break, now is the time to start thinking and planning for financial needs for next semester. Employment Work...

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