Finances

Local Highlights

February 27, 2017

Do you help take care of a family member or friend?  If so, you are not alone. Over 50 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or intermittent basis. Caregiving is rewarding, but, let’s face it— caregiving also can be stressful—physically, emotionally, and financially.  

Powerful Tools for Caregiversallows you time to acquire some tools to help you become more comfortable with your role as a caregiver. 

February 22, 2017

Grant Writing 101 will provide hands-on training in seeking and writing successful grant applications.  The workshop will be presented from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at the Bloom Senior Center, 25 N Vine St., in Glenwood, IA.   The program is sponsored by the city of Pacific Junction and Iowa State University Extension & Outreach; Mills County.

November 12, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach now has a new newsletter for older adults.  "NEWS You Can Use" will be available monthly. 
 

August 11, 2008

A compilation of known resources available today in Mills County Iowa. Phone numbers and types of agencies. If you are still unsure, feel welcome to contact the Mills County Extension office at 712-624-8616 and we will be happy to assist you!

January 5, 2007

Hints and Tips for Family Financial Management

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.

  • Resources on farm management and finances.

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

  • 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!

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

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