Home and financial management
Finding, keeping and maintaining housing is often a challenge. Financial situations throughout one’s lifetime is often connected. University of Minnesota Extension helps Minnesotans explore and understand how to secure stable housing, manage the safety and efficiency of homes, and better plan for your financial future.
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Caring for your home
Maintain your home and create a healthy safe environment with practical, research-based information.
Performance of new homes, homes in cold climates
Clean up, prevention, basement moisture problems
Dealing with and preventing ice dams, water-proofing homes
Disaster preparation and recovery
Manage your spending and saving to better meet your goals.
It's essential that young people know how to make the most use of their resources.
Resources to help you find free tax preparation sites and get guidance on making tax refund decisions that are right for you and your family.
Credit can help us get things we need and things we want, but it should be used wisely.
It's never too early (or late) to make plans for your future financial security.
How you respond to the income changes financial, emotionally, and socially can make a difference for you and your family's long-term financial security.
Build the financial education capacity for you and your staff.
Personal belongings often have special meaning for individuals and family members. Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?™ provides research-informed practical strategies to optimize your inheritance planning and protect your family relationships when passing on personal possessions.
Successful land transfers involve communication, knowledge of options, planning, and attention to detail.