Articles related to Finances

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 09:50

Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without. Sometimes that philosophy can help people stretch their resources until the next paycheck arrives. However, a two-hour class from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers a better way to make the money last each month.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 09:25

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering “Smart Choice: Health Insurance” classes throughout the state this fall to help Iowans prepare to select health insurance coverage when open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act begins again Nov. 15.

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 16:09

Considering the high cost of health insurance, farm families should become familiar with changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialists in family finance discuss the implications for farm families in the August issue of Ag Decision Maker.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 09:06

Child care professionals often have difficulty envisioning a comfortable retirement because of self-employment, low wages or both. However it’s vital they include retirement planning in their financial planning, says Cindy Thompson, a family life and family finance program specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 13:43

The "Retirement: Secure Your Future" series is now available for free download from the ISU Extension and Outreach online store. 

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 09:39

Iowans should take a look at their credit report every year to make sure the information is accurate and to correct any errors. One way to learn more about credit is to sign up for “Your Money, Your Future” workshops from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Monday, June 2, 2014 - 13:43

Buying a home is one of the most complicated financial transactions that most Americans will undertake. To help consumers get ready to buy a home, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers “A Place of Your Own,” an online home ownership course.

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 09:22

Individuals filing for personal bankruptcy can turn to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach for the education that is required during the bankruptcy process.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 10:16

Iowans have a chance to brush up on their money management skills during Money Smart Week April 5-12, 2014. Financial institutions, government agencies, not-for-profit organizations and community groups have teamed up to offer a full week of events designed to help Iowans of all ages better manage their finances.