Effective fiscal management of government is key to any successful community. Michigan State University Extension works to provide training to local elected leaders and government employees in Michigan’s 1,858 local units of government, including townships, villages, cities and counties. There are also 608 school districts, 456 special purpose authorities, 14 multi-county regions, 12 federally recognized tribal nations, and many come to MSU Extension for evidence-based advice on fiscal management. Extension educators also assist local officials by offering training in planning and project management, funding tools, budgeting, and record keeping.
March 25, 2015 | Barbara Duvall | Young people receiving an IRS tax refund would be wise to consider four simple steps to smartly handle that money.
February 25, 2015 | William V. Hendrian | If you are concerned about your financial state of being, learn how to manage your money.
February 25, 2015 | William V. Hendrian | Given the opportunity, what behaviors would a person maintain to achieve “financial well-being?”
January 29, 2015 | Laurie Rivetto | Engaging youth in peer education around financial literacy topics can greatly enhance the depth of knowledge developed. Gain strategies to implement peer education in your program.
January 8, 2015 | Moses Cantu | There are many advantages and disadvantages of renting to pet owners. Deciding if it is the right choice for you requires weighing the pros and cons.
December 31, 2014 | Moses Cantu | Follow these five simple steps to minimize risk and maximize success as a landlord.
December 24, 2014 | Mark Hitchcock | Creating a succession plan will help to keep your business running on track.
December 23, 2014 | Kurt H. Schindler | Michigan county government was organized around the idea that popularly elected laypeople were the best form of local government. Later, needs started to shift toward a more central and professional public administration model.
December 23, 2014 | Kurt H. Schindler | Michigan county Government was organized around the idea that electing laypeople was the best form of local government. Later, needs started to shift toward a more central and professional public administration model.
December 9, 2014 | Kathy Jamieson | Incorporate this fun financial education activity into your college campus during Money Smart Week.
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Date: Apr 2, 2015 - Apr 16, 2015
Location: Allegan District Library, 331 Hubbard Street, Allegan, MI 49010
Date: Apr 14, 2015
Date: Apr 18, 2015
Location: Genesee County Michigan State University Extension 605 N. Saginaw, Suite 1-A Flint, MI 48502
- 2014 Statewide Ballot Proposal
- Addressing School District Fiscal Stress in Michigan
- Detroit Consent Agreement and Emergency Manager Laws
- F65 Fiscal Data Portal
- Lansing-East Lansing Metro Region Fiscal Scorecard
- Municipal Bankruptcy
- Municipality Legacy Costs
- Planning & Zoning Center at MSU
- Statewide Ballot Proposals 2012 (GE49)