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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.

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 10:42

The Iowa Alpha Mu Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, the honor society of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has honored four individuals as “Friends of Extension.”

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 10:42

When a child says, “I know Grandpa isn’t really dead. He’s just asleep,” how should a parent respond? During March, family life specialists discuss how parents can help children cope with the death of loved ones in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 12:17

In a statewide needs assessment survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach at the end of 2013, Iowans identified priority community needs that ISU Extension and Outreach should address with educational efforts.

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 09:55

When parents worry about gray hair and wrinkles or complain about getting older, should they also wonder whether their children are listening? During February, family life specialists discuss children’s attitudes about aging in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Monday, February 3, 2014 - 13:42

Working families with moderate or low incomes qualify for important tax credits that frequently result in substantial tax refunds. Family finance specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are educating Iowans about how to obtain these credits.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 12:46

ISU Extension and Outreach will offer a two-day facilitator training in March to prepare more individuals to implement the Juntos program in their community. Juntos gives Latino parents and teens knowledge, skills and resources that help parents get involved and provide academic support for their child - which leads to high school graduation and exploration of higher education.

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 09:44

Fighting in front of the children creates a family life where conflict is the norm – and this conflict can negatively impact the kids. Learn about the complex issue of parental conflict and its effect on children in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 11:59

Teaching young people basic money management skills will help them not only this year, but for years to come. That’s why Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helps make the High School Financial Planning Program available in Iowa.