Finances

Local Highlights

August 17, 2015

40 hours per week, additional hours may be required as needed.  Based on the most qualified candidate this position may qualify for exempt/salaried status.   Duties include but are not limited to: Office management:Establish the county budget, work with bookkeeper, perform outreach to the community, market Extension and Outreach, collaborate with the Extension Council, Regional Director, Program Specialists, provide supervision of staff and assistingthe public. 

Qualifications/ Job skills:    High school graduate required.  College degree or additional coursework in relevant, subject preferred and or comparable work experience, Experience in an office/clerical environment, Knowledge and or experience of ISU Extension and Outreach and or 4-H experience Preferred, Competency in Microsoft Office programs, Database management, IM, Webcams, digital cameras, Willing to learn, use and transfer new technology as available, Must successfully complete an ISU Extension and Outreach criminal background check.

August 13, 2015

Join us for Map of My Kingdom at Chase the Adventure, Decorah.  This evening will resonate with those who have been or are working through challenging land transfer issues.  We also hope it helps others start those critical conversations.

November 19, 2012

Check out Iowa State University Extension & Outreach's MoneyTips Blog to get financial tips for you and your family this holiday season!

http://blogs.extension.iastate.edu/moneytips/

February 11, 2010

Entrepreneurs in northeast Iowa now have another financing option to launch their ideas. The Northeast Iowa Food & Farm Coalition, or NIFF Coalition, was recently approved as an affiliate of Iowa Microloan.

Statewide Resources

  • Purchasing a home is probably the biggest purchase you'll ever make. Complete this online course to prepare yourself for buying a home and shopping for a mortgage that works for you!

  • Online resources to help improve financial wellbeing through education and counseling in the areas of homeownership, personal finance, and credit.

  • The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation and electronic filing for low to moderate income Iowans.  Access income tax resources and find a VITA location near you.

  • A 24-hour resource for legal, finance, crisis and disaster issues, Iowa Concern provides access to an attorney for legal education, stress counselors, and information and referral services.

  • If you are looking for ways to improve your finances, this FREE online course is for you! Focused on managing money, the course also addresses dealing with debt, building financial security, and family communication about money.

  • ISU Extension assists Iowa communities in planning and encouraging sustainable community and economic development that lead to positive quality of life for all citizens.

  • Sharpen your financial coaching skills during this 5-week face-to-face and online course designed to help non-profit organizations/groups assist clients/members with their financial management concerns.

  • Our family finance programs and resources can help you get more for your money, save for your financial goals, and help build your money management skills.

  • Whether you are just starting out or already well-established, smart financial management is a priority for almost everyone!  Join the conversation with your ideas and questions as our Family Finance specialists share tips and resources about making good financial decisions.

  • Get involved in an online learn-at-home or face-to-face course on money management designed for women of all ages. It will help you learn to take charge of your money!

  • Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is all over the social media networks. Stay in touch with us through our blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

  • Resources on farm management and finances.

  • RECAP provides data and research on local economic, demographic, and social trends for business and communities.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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