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Where did all this stuff come from?

Where did all this stuff come from?

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head and Allison Duerre November 15, 2022

College can be a fun and important milestone in your life. You become independent and learn to become a productive citizen. Through all the fun, there are areas in college life we need to be aware of....

NEW: New scams targeting college students

NEW: New scams targeting college students

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension September 27, 2022

Just when one scam gets shut down a new one appears. College students can be vulnerable to scams because of their new financial experiences and decisions. Here is a list of scams that specially target...

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

Navigating financial aid and protecting your investment

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist September 13, 2022

Financial aid is available from the government (Department of Education) in the form of grants, loans, work-study funds and private sources such as loans, scholarships or personal savings. These funds...

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

Paying attention to federal student loans during deferment

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension April 26, 2022

Since March 2020, federal student loans payments have been deferred and interest rates are zero percent. The student loan payment relief will continue until Aug. 31, 2022. For current students, the payment...

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

How to handle credit responsibly

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension March 22, 2022

We know you have more than likely received mail from a credit lender saying, “you have been prequalified for a $1,000 credit line.” Did you know that credit card companies often target college students...

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

How to develop good saving habit

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension February 8, 2022

You may feel that saving money is hard to do. Having savings set aside for unplanned expenses can help to reduce financial stress. This type of stress can get in the way of focusing on your academics....

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

Stay on track with your finances

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension January 25, 2022

Many people don’t stick to a budget because it doesn’t account for our spending habits. If a change in spending is necessary, paying attention to our behaviors can help to determine where changes need...

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

Talk about finances with roommate

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension November 16, 2021

It is two months into the semester. How are relationships going with your roommate? Has the issue of money come up? Does your roommate borrow items or use your things without returning the item or compensating...

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

Eating healthy on a budget

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

There is a myth that college students have to survive on Ramen or generic Mac n’ Cheese because they don’t have money to buy “real” or “good” food. With a little planning, students don’t...

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

Saving this summer to prepare for next semester expenses

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension April 27, 2021

You have made it through another semester of college. Summer break is just a few days away. What are your plans? Whether you will be continuing to take classes, completing an internship or working, make...

Economics professor explains GameStop stock surge

Economics professor explains GameStop stock surge

Andrew Rasmussen, Opinion Editor (He/him) February 2, 2021

The stock market volatility and social media hype surrounding the GameStop stock can be hard to make sense of. Zhiguang Wang, DuBois Professor of Finance in the Ness School of Management and Economics,...

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

Writing achievable financial goals for your future

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Guest Columnist (She/Her) February 2, 2021

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...

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