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

How to protect your financial information from scammers

ORNA SABOE-WOUNDED HEAD, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension March 1, 2022

College students are a prime target for identity thieves. Scammers believe young adults are not aware of the crime and don’t know how to protect their personal information. By following a few easy-to-implement...

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.

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...

ISSUE: Noem’s new mansion at expense of our taxes

ISSUE: Noem’s new mansion at expense of our taxes

Editorial Board December 1, 2021

A report was released by the Argus Leader announcing that Gov. Kristi Noem spent more than $68,000 of taxpayer money on decorations for the Governor’s mansion.  The reports date back to Jan. 5, 2019,...

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

Debt basics: What students need to know

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Family Resource Management Field Specialist, SDSU Extension October 26, 2021

Debt is often considered a negative financial issue. It is important to recognize that not all debt is bad. For example, student loans are an investment in yourself, and a home mortgage helps with acquiring...

Students receive up to $1,100 through new federal grant

Students receive up to $1,100 through new federal grant

Brina Sturm, Assistant Lifestyles Editor September 14, 2021

Signed into law March 11, 2021, the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF III) is providing $39.6 billion to institutions and students in order to ensure higher education continues during the...

How to: Make realistic financial goals in college

How to: Make realistic financial goals in college

Mackenzie Smith, Guest Columnist February 11, 2020

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, picking that path can often be either one of the...

Think before spending: How the small stuff adds up

Mackenzie Smith, Columnist October 1, 2019

Here are some basic everyday examples of things that seem like no big deal at first but can add up over time. You might notice that the numbers are less extreme than your normal examples, and spread out...

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