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Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head

Five tips to build your credit as a college student

KELLICIA CARR, SDSU Extension volunteer February 14, 2023

There are many advantages to having good credit. Businesses might review your credit report to determine approval for a car loan, home loan, personal loan, renting an apartment or even getting a job. Additionally,...

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head

My money is going out faster than it is coming in

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

If you are finding that you don’t have enough money to pay for your expenses, it might be time to track your spending and create a budget/spending plan. This will help you allocate your income...

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head

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 Saboe-Wounded Head

Financial tips: Avoid identity theft

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist September 20, 2022

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

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

Federal Student Loan Payments and Forgiveness

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension August 30, 2022

The U.S. Department of Education announced updates to the COVID-19 Emergency Relief and Federal Student Aid Aug. 25. The pause on student loan payments has been extended through December 31, 2022.  The...

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.

Financial planning for spring break

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

Spring break is in less than a week. It is a time for you to relax, regroup and refresh. 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...

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.

Scams that Target College Students

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, amily Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension September 21, 2021

Scammers prey on vulnerable populations. Their goal is to take advantage of anyone who is making a purchase, signing a contract or applying for a loan.  New scams are created every day; the way to...

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