Home & Finance

Whether you are buying a home, planning for a baby, educating your family, or getting ready for retirement, Extension offers the tools and expertise you need to make the most of your financial resources

Homebuyer Education


The Home Buyer Education course helps you determine when is the right time for you to build financially.  The course also educates you about handling your money, choosing a lender, closing the loan, home ownership and preventing foreclosure.

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Teaching Children Money Management

Piggy Bank

When and where do children learn about money issues, such as financial responsibility, savings, budgeting, debt and credit? Perhaps a little in high school, but a majority of children learn money management skills—good or bad—at home. Parents need to be proactive about teaching their children about money, or the world of marketing and advertising will teach them—incorrectly!  Check out this great resource from our experts at USU Extension!

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Power Pay, Debt Re-education

PowerPay will give you the tools to develop a personalized, self-directed debt elimination plan. Discover how quickly you can become debt free, and how much you can save in interest costs by following your debt reduction plan. Utah State University Extension is pleased to provide this debt management tool without any cost to consumers worldwide. Below are a few exciting features of PowerPay 5.0. Login to the right and start gaining control of your financial future today!

Utah Saves

Are you ready to take control of your financial future? Utah Saves is here to help you achieve your financial goals. One of the most important things you can learn in life is how to save money. Anyone can do it. You just have to put your mind to it. Once you start, it gets easier and easier and before you know it, you're on your way to making your dreams a reality. What are you waiting for? - See more at: http://www.americasaves.org/local-campaigns/utah-saves#sthash.tQgZ4AUT.dpuf

Reliabalance, Budgeting Tool

ReliaBalancetm is a money management system which helps us avoid accumulating unintended debt while still allowing us the convenience of using electronic forms of purchasing- including credit cards.

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Home Based Business Resources