South Dakota Saves

That ‘someday’ to start saving or add more to your savings has come! South Dakota Savers set financial goals, track their spending, and take control of their financial future. Visit our Extension sessions to power up your savings – start small but THINK BIG! Don’t wait any longer…

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Savings Strategies:

Building wealth starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. Whatever goal you choose – whether it’s buying a car, buying a house, or getting out from under your debts – learn about proven savings strategies and get simple tips on the best ways to save. Click on the links below to learn how to:

Contact your local SDSU Extension Family Resource Management Specialist

To inquire about education opportunities near you. SDSU Extension is an America Saves Campaign partner; supports South Dakota Saves resources.

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Volume 15, Issue 4 of the American Saver, official newsletter of the America Saves campaign, has been published.

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Our Partner Resources Packets include a guest post, social media content, and more.

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Getting Out of Debt

In 2004, Tonya Shelton was facing financial ruin. Barely making more than minimum wage and having lost her home to an unexpected family crisis, Shelton and her family were forced to live in a rundown hotel.

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Transforming “I Can’t Save” to “I Will Save”

You will not believe what it took to completely change my life. About three years ago, the HR Administrator of the corporation where I worked (as a temp with no benefits) forwarded an email to me. Fifteen seconds. One small act of kindness. That's it - that's all it took!

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The Gift of Homeownership

Quaneka Willis, a single mother of three children, was receiving rental assistance through the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee when she decided to take control of her finances. So, in September of 2013 she attended the Make Your Money Talk program and pledged as a Wisconsin Saver. In less than 12 months, she had maximized her savings and was beginning the process of purchasing her first home.

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