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End of Life Documents You Should Have in Place

COVID-19 infection and mortality rates fill the news programs. Across South Dakota and the nation, people are have made changes to their lifestyle and the way they accomplish many everyday activities. In response to this illness and the potential for long-term hospitalization and even death, individuals over 18 should also ensure their end of life documents are up-to-date.

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Retirement Tips: Surviving the First Year

Retirement is one of the most important transitions a person will experience during their life. A little forethought can really help a person reconcile their new identify as a retired person.

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America Saves Week 2024

America Saves Week (April 8-12, 2024) is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action.

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SDSU Extension hosting financial literacy webinar series

March 26, 2024

SDSU Extension will host a free Financial Fireside Chats financial literacy series once per week from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. CDT on Tuesdays from April 23 to May 28, 2024.

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Money Mentors

Money Mentors are certified volunteers trained to provide group and one-on-one financial education in South Dakota communities. This program will aid in building financial capability for South Dakotans.

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Financial Counseling

Financial counseling is a service provided by Accredited Financial Counselors (AFC®) to help individuals and families manage their financial situations more effectively.

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Family Finances

Access the tools needed to take charge of your financial future.

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Apr 23

Financial Fireside Chats - Webinar Series

SDSU Extension will host a weekly series of six free webinars focused on increasing financial knowledge and improving financial wellbeing on Tuesdays from April 23 to May 28, 2024, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. CDT.

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SDSU Extension to host financial workshop Money Talk for Women

February 15, 2024

Money Talk for Women will be online via Zoom from 6:30 to 8 p.m. CST each Tuesday from March 12 to April 9, 2024. Participants will complete assignments independently and meet once a week virtually with the group and facilitator.

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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. Learn. some tips to help you become more financially secure as you prepare for retirement.