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‘Smart investing’ course reaches rural communities

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Last year more than 400 Iowans from Generation X to Baby Boomers, pre-retirement and retirement age increased their knowledge about saving and investing and now are ready to take action to improve their long-term financial security. They participated in Smart investing @ your library, a collaboration of the State Library of Iowa, the Ames Public Library and ISU Extension and Outreach with 25 rural Iowa libraries. The State Library of Iowa has submitted a proposal to the FINRA Investor Education Foundation to extend the program to additional underserved, rural Iowans.

This article appeared in September 2011 -- From Cathann Kress Newsletter