Finances

Local Highlights

June 17, 2015

 The free conference runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the FFA Enrichment Center at DMACC in Ankeny.

June 15, 2015

An updated series of publications from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach addresses the relationship between poverty and food needs county-by-county in Iowa. 

May 4, 2015

Debt happens, but sometimes it’s just too much, and filing for bankruptcy may be the best way to regain financial control, said Susan Taylor, a human sciences specialist in family finance with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Money Talk, Finance for Women, Investing for Women
March 4, 2015

Women need to prepare throughout their lives if they wish to become financially secure and independent in their later years, says Sandra McKinnon, a human sciences specialist in family finance with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

land grant, cooperative extension, extension, iowa state
March 4, 2015

A website with examples of how Iowa and the country benefit from teaching, research and extension efforts at Iowa State University and the other nation’s land-grant universities has been launched.
 

Statewide Resources

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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