PublicationsFamily Resource Management

NMSU family redources publications

Family resource management publications cover topics such as home and money management, consumer protection, wills, home pests and pesticides, and home furnishings and design.

Many of the publications are available as PDF files. To use files in PDF format, you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is free to download from the Adobe web site.



Family Finances | Money Management

Budgeting, Saving, Spending

G-219: How Do You Rate as a Money Manager?

G-230: How to Calculate Your Net Worth

G-258: Managing Your Family's Money

Circular 591: Managing Your Money: Where Do I Begin?

     Family Financial Worksheet - MS Excel Format

Circular 593: Managing Your Money: Stop Spending Leaks

     Related Documents below in MS Excel Format:
     Spending Leaks Worksheet

Circular 594: Managing Your Money: Develop a Spending Plan

     Related Documents below in MS Excel Format:
     Estimate Income
     Estimate Fixed Expenses
     Flexible Expenses
     Compare Income & Expenses

Banking & Cash Management

Circular 592: Managing Your Money: Where Does All The Money Go?

     Related Documents below in MS Excel Format:
     How Much do I Owe?
     Income & Expenses Tracking
     Net Worth Statement

Loans, Debt & Credit Score

G-216: You Can Check Your Credit Rating

G-260: Small-Dollar Predatory Lending and Bad Loans

Circular 595: Managing Your Money: How Much Credit Can I Afford?

     Related Documents below in MS Excel Format:
     Buy vs. Rent to Own
     How Much to I Owe
     Income & Payment Calendar

Auto & Home Ownership

G-250: How Do You Own Your Property?

Insurance, Identity Theft & Risk Management

Estate Planning | Wills & More

G-246: Information to Help Your Heirs

G-247: Things to do Before Making a Will

G-255: Do You Need a Will?

G-256: Comparison of Living Trusts and Wills

Consumer Protection

Other Financial Issues

G-228: What Records Should You Keep?

G-229: Organize a Home Filing System

G-252: Some Common Mistakes in Money Management

Circular 596: Managing Your Money: Keeping Records in Order

G-106: Garage Sales: Cash Not Trash

Home Management

Home Management | Misc

G-102: Firewood Facts

G-107: Junk Your Junkmail

G-108: Healthy Indoor Air for New Mexico Homes

G-314: Reduce-Reuse-Recycle, Alternatives for Waste Management

G-521: ABCs of Making Adobe Bricks

G-532: Household Inventory

Home Furnishings

G-401: Selecting Fabrics For Home Furnishings

G-402: Care For Fabric Home Furnishings

G-407: Discovering The Secrets of Successful Storage

G-411: Buying and Remodeling a Small Home

G-412: Designing a Hobby Center

Home Management (Bugs and Chemicals)

G-304: Selection and Use of Home Cleaning Products

G-311: Safe Disposal of Household-Use Pesticide Containers

G-312: Safe Use and Disposal of Household Chemicals

G-313: Household Hazardous Waste

G-315: Hazardous Household Substances: Alternatives That Are Relatively Free of Toxic Effects

G-319: Red Imported Fire Ants in New Mexico: Control in Electrical Equipment and Utility Housings

G-320: Red Imported Fire Ants in New Mexico: Treatment Methods

G-321: Red Imported Fire Ants in New Mexico: A Guide for Nursery Workers

G-322: Red Imported Fire Ants in New Mexico: Potential Medical Problems

G-324: Sleep Tight! Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite! Practical Information for Dealing With and Eliminating Bed Bugs

Guía G-324 - ¡No Deje Que Los Chinches De Cama Le Piquen!Información Práctica para Enfrentar y Eliminar Chinches de Cama

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