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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.

Outside of a home impacted by flooding. Sandbags ar in front of windows and the garage. Photo by David Valdez, FEMA

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.

a business checklist written on a pad with a pen. Photo by Eilis Maynard, FEMA

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.

aerial view of a flooded farm in late winter. FEMA News Photo

Inundaciones: sugerencias útiles

La primavera en el Medio Oeste siempre trae el riesgo de inundaciones, sea por la nieve que se derrite o por lluvia en exceso.

Sand Bagged home in surrounded by flood water. FEMA News Photo

Managing Flooding Around Home Structures

As South Dakota and our surrounding neighbors begin to deal with the consequences of spring snowmelt and the dramatic flash flooding that came about from the region’s most recent winter storm, we can only hope that conditions begin to improve quickly.

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SDSU Extension March 26 Webinar Addresses the Effects of Identity Theft Victimization and How to Recover

March 19, 2019

Victims of identity theft are often negatively impacted by fear, anxiety and loss of trust, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. To help victims of identity theft and those who serve them, SDSU Extension is presenting a webinar March 26, 2019 at noon central.

Family Finances

neighborhood street flooded with melted snow and water runoff. FEMA News Photo

Flood Insurance

The higher amounts of snow this year will increase the chance of flooding and the potential water damage to homes and residential properties. Now is the time to consider purchasing a flood insurance policy.

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Your Money, Your Goals Program to Be Held at Brookings Library

March 07, 2019

SDSU Extension is hosting Your Money, Your Goals March 19, 2019 at the Brookings Public Library, Cooper Room B (515 3rd St.). The program will run from 6 – 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Family Finances, Health

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SDSU Extension Helps with Estate and Farm Transition Planning through Workshops

February 15, 2019

SDSU Extension staff offers unique workshops to answer questions involved with estate planning and aid in planning for farm transitions. The Sustaining the Legacy-Estate Planning and Farm Transitions Conferences, developed for all parties involved in the farm or ranch operation will be held in Milbank, beginning March 6, 2019.

Family Finances, Agricultural Land Value

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Prepare Your Finances for Emergencies

When emergencies occur, such as fires, tornadoes, or winter storms, what financial records do you need to take with you or get quickly?