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Publications

Iowa State University Extension publications may be viewed online. You may print them if you wish. Paper copies are available through your local county extension office or order through the Extension Online Store, unless noted as Web pdf only.

 

Housing Publications

PM 1561

Building Basements in Wet Locations—Assessing, Repairing, and Rebuilding Basements (Web pdf only)

PM 0790

Building Energy-efficient New Houses

PM 1858

Buying New Carpet—Consumer Choices (Web pdf only)

PM 1562

Controlling Moisture on Concrete Floors—Assessing, Repairing, and Rebuilding Basements (Web pdf only)

PM 1794

Facts You Need to Know—Carbon Monoxide A Silent Killer (Web pdf only)

PM 0362

Finishing Exterior Wood Surfaces—Wood Use (Web pdf only)

PM 1621

Home Safety—A Checklist for Parents (Web pdf only)

PM 0950

Interior Woodwork in Houses—Wood Use (Web pdf only)

PM 0882

Minimizing Moisture Problems in New Houses

NCR 0328

Modest Home Makeovers (Web pdf only)

PM 1529G

Moving to a New Home, Understanding Children

PM 0363

Paint Problems on Exterior Wood—Wood Use (Web pdf only)

PM 1560

Proper Drainage Around Your Home—Assessing, Repairing, and Rebuilding Basements (Web pdf only)

PM 1336

Radon Facts

PM 0789

Saving Energy in Existing Houses (Web pdf only)

PM 1496

Selecting a Termite Control Service

PM 1033

Selection and Use of Preservative-treated Wood

PM 1169

Siding (Web pdf only)

PM 1804

The Welcoming Home

PM 1437

Whole-house Fans for Summer Cooling (Web pdf only)

 

 

Consumer and Financial Management Publications

PM 1460

Buying a House—Money Mechanics

PM 1453

Communications—Money Mechanics (Web pdf only)

PM 1459A-B

Credit and Analyzing Your Debts Worksheet—Money Mechanics

PM 1725A

Current Issues: Warranty Cards, Privacy Notices—Protecting Consumer Privacy

PM 0993

Estate Planning

PM 1463

Estate Planning—Money Mechanics

PM 1458A-B

Health and Disability Insurance with Shopping Worksheets—Money Mechanics

PM 1456

Home Insurance—Money Mechanics

PM 1455

Income Taxes—Money Mechanics

PM 1457

Life Insurance—Money Mechanics (Web pdf only)

PM 1376

Making Financial Decisions—Living in Stepfamilies

PM 1173

Managing Farm Family Finances (Web pdf only)

PM 1720

Managing Income and Expenses—Divorce Matters

PM 1404B

Managing Two Incomes: Yours, Mine and Ours—Balancing Work and Family (Web pdf only)

EDC 0229

Money—ISU Financial Counseling Clinic (brochure)

PM 1461

Owning a Car—Money Mechanics

PM 1924

Planning to $tay Ahead, also Planear para $alir Adelante

PM 1873B

PowerPay Credit Payment Worksheet

PM 1452A-B

Record Keeping—Money Mechanics Set includes Income and Expenses/Net Worth Statement worksheet

SP 0058

Rent to Own—Is it for You? (Web pdf only)

PM 1462

Saving and Investing—Money Mechanics (Web pdf only)

PM 1719

Separating Your Finances—Divorce Matters

PM 1723

Social Security Numbers: Tips for Preventing True Identity Fraud, Who’s Got Your Number?—Protecting Consumer Privacy (Web pdf only)

PM 1454A-B

Spending Plans and Worksheet—Money Mechanics

PM 1103

The Spending Game (Web pdf only)

PM 1918

Tracking Your Spending, also Como Sequir La Pista de Sus Gastos (Spanish version is Web pdf only)

PM 1873A

Using Power Payments to Pay Off Debt

PM 1724

Who’s Got Your Number? Credit Card Numbers: When to Keep Them Private and Why—Protecting Consumer Privacy

 

Iowa State University Extension publications on personal finances  /finances/personal