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  • Avoiding Money Mishaps

    Be aware before you share your personal and financial information! Protect yourself and your money from fraudulence, predatory lenders, scammers and identity thieves.

  • Budgeting: Understanding Income and Expenses

    A budget is a plan for how to spend and save money. Budgets include how much you need to spend on necessities, how much you will put aside for savings, and how much you can use for your wants. Budgeting is an important step in reaching financial goals.

  • Conservation Stewards Program

    Conservation Stewards Program participants learn about the history of conservation activities in Michigan, ecological principles, ecoregional classifications, and the choices that manage our natural resources. In addition to this foundation, participants learn about terrestrial ecosystems (forestlands and grasslands) and aquatic ecosystems (wetlands, lakes and streams) through classroom and in-field instruction.

  • Credit Craze: Managing Your Credit Wisely

    How do you establish credit? What affects your credit score? In this session, increase your knowledge of credit and avoid the craze of debt as you learn what it is, how it works, and how you can best manage credit wisely.

  • Do you have a plan? Money goals

    This interactive self-guided course using Nearpod will explore: dreams versus goals, types of goals, why goal setting is important, S.M.A.R.T. goals and give you an opportunity to practice.

  • Food Preservation

    The online Home Food Preservation course will help home food preservers avoid dangerous, life-threatening contamination of foods. Individuals will feel confident in processing their produce and feeding their families safe, healthy foods. Home food preservation stimulates the local economy by encouraging locally grown and purchased foods and for individuals and families to grow their own gardens.

  • Pay Yourself First: Start a Saving Habit

    Putting aside money for the future can help you achieve your financial goals. Learning how to Pay Yourself First is a smart strategy for both short-term and long-term goals.

  • Paying for Post-secondary Education

    As many adults will tell you there are a variety of costs associated with attending any type of post-secondary education. There are many ways to fund post-secondary education or any training after high school. We encourage exploring funding options to minimize debt.

  • Pesticide Applicator Training

    This course is designed for those who are studying to take the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP)Exam or for those who need a refresher on safe pesticide handling. The course material follows the National Pesticide Core Manual. Those who complete the course can receive 12 RUP credits.

  • They Took What? Your First Paycheck and Taxes

    Understanding why and how taxes and other items are deducted from a worker's paycheck is an important step toward gaining financial knowledge. Explore what taxes are and why we pay them. See how taxes affect your salary vs. your take home pay.