MSU Extension provides resources and education on money management, foreclosure prevention, buying your own home, retirement planning and more to help you and your family be more financially healthy.

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MSU Extension's goal is that every Michigan resident has the opportunity to participate in personal finance and home ownership education. We educate a diverse audience regardless of their financial status. MSU Extension has certified housing and money management counselors that deliver trusted, unbiased education that is easy to understand and can demystify common money and home ownership best practices. Our university programs and resources help Michigan residents navigate the financial life of themselves and their families. 

 Along with our core programs, MSU Extension can offer one-time presentations that target emerging issues within our communities. Current presentations include:

  • The Rent Smart program covers the financial preparation, basic rental process, and continual good tenant conduct. 
  • "Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate?" explores the practical considerations as well as helps families understand the sensitivity, consequences and conflicts surrounding the passing on of personal possessions.  

Impact of our programs for Michigan residents


Foreclosure Prevention Education Impacts 2017

MSU Extension's Financial and Home Ownership Education team delivers foreclosure prevention and intervention education and counseling by MSHDA and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) certified housing counselors.

Financial Capability Education Impacts 2017

MSU Extension helps Michigan residents in all aspects of money management. They assist individuals, households, organizations and communities to become more sustainable spenders through education focused on financial capability.

Homeownership Education Impacts 2017

MSU Extension Homeownership Education courses educate homebuyers on advantages of homeownership.


  • Jun 15

    Homebuyer Education - Flint

    June 15, 2019 9:00AM - 2:00PM Genesee County Extension Office Flint MSU Extension Office, 605 N Saginaw St., Flint, MI 48502

    This Homeownership seminar from MSU Extension will provide you with valuable information about the homebuying process.

  • Jun 15

    Adulting 101: Paying for College

    June 15, 2019 1:00PM - 2:30PM Harrison Township Library 38255 L’Anse Creuse Suite A, Harrison Township, MI 48045

    Whether you’re attending college soon, are a current student, or already have student loans, this workshop will provide tools and resources to help you make the best financial decisions for you.

  • Jun 18

    Homeownership--Online (MSHDA) June 18 & 20

    June 18, 2019 - June 20, 2019 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    This homeownership seminar from MSU Extension will provide you with valuable information about the homebuying process.

  • Jun 19

    Your Money Your Goals ~ Isabella County

    June 19, 2019 10:00AM - 3:00PM 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Isabella County Building, 200 N. Main St., Mt Pleasant 48858 ROOM 320

    Your Money, Your Goals, is a financial empowerment toolkit for social service providers, case managers and other frontline staff developed by The Bureau.

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