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Planning for Retirement

No matter what your age or when you plan to retire, now is the time to begin saving for retirement.

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Graduation Presents

College and high school graduates have, or soon will be, walking across the stage and shaking hands President and receiving their diplomas. This act officially moves them on to the next stage of their lives.

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Your Money, Your Goals Program to Be Held at the Watertown Regional Library

May 10, 2019

Designed to help consumers meet their financial goal by increasing their knowledge, skills and resources, SDSU Extension is hosting Your Money, Your Goals June 12, 2019 at the Watertown Regional Library, Community Room (160 6th St. NE). The program is offered at no cost and will run from 6 – 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

Family Finances, Health, Older Adults

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Jun 12

Your Money Your Goals @ Watertown

SDSU Extension will be hosting a program on June 12 at 6 PM CDT at the Watertown Public Library (160 6th St. SE, Watertown, SD 57201).

Family Finances, Health, Older Adults

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Jun 18

High School Financial Planning Program Curriculum Training

SDSU Extension will be hosting a training class on June 18 at 9 AM CDT at the SDSU Extension Sioux Falls Regional Center (2001 E. Eighth St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103).

Family Finances

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Be Conscious of Your Financial Wellness

Just like going for a wellness checkup with your doctor, checking in on your financials is an important part of a well-rounded healthy lifestyle.

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Financial Terminology Refresher

You don’t have to be a finance whiz to understand basic financial terminology. Knowing the basics can help you interpret your own financial health and set goals for the future.

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Keeping Your Financial Records Secure

When a family emergency or disaster occurs, having quick access to important financial documents is essential.

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Cleanup in Your Home: After the Flood

When faced with disaster, one may not know where to begin or what to do when cleaning out our homes and businesses following a flood. To get started with this task, SDSU Extension has put together a list of resources to help start cleaning flood damages, personal belongings, and mold and mildew issues.

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Communities Facing Disasters: Helpful Checklists

Whether communities are planning for, experiencing, or recovering from a disaster, checklists are helpful. View some helpful checklists created by experienced people who know what is needed during any stage of a disaster.