Carol Ehlers
Human Sciences Extension and Outreach

Family Finance
712-732-5056
xehlers@iastate.edu

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Simple holidays that are low on cost but high on meaning are possible according to Carol Ehlers, a human sciences specialist in family finance with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. She says a $10 limit per person is possible by carefully planning holiday spending.

Iowans who have participated in “Smart Investing@Your Library®” report improving their knowledge and abilities in setting financial goals, planning and taking action. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers these online courses that help Iowans make well-informed decisions to improve their financial future.

A Master Volunteer Robotics Training session is coming to northwest Iowa for adults with a desire to lead youth in robotics experiences. This 4-H STEM opportunity is Jan. 24 in Storm Lake.

Whether driven by economics, food recalls or simply the desire to “do it themselves,” 20 new Iowa State University Extension Master Food Volunteers are trained, certified and ready to share their knowledge about safe and efficient methods of home food preservation.