Finances

Local Highlights

July 31, 2020

Informational Online Workshops Offered Free to Iowans on August 10 and August 14

list of farm losses
May 21, 2020

Webpage examines the pandemic's impacts on the economy, agriculture and business

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May 7, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff will present the first virtual Grant Writing 101 workshop to representatives of nonprofits, local government, schools and other organizations in Madison County on May 21.

November 13, 2019

By Susan Taylor, ISU Extension Field Specialist II - Families
Does your home have fuel-burning appliances?  For example: gas range, gas dryer, gas hot water heater, gas furnace and an attached garage.  All of these can be sources of  carbon monoxide gas.

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!

  • 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.

  • Resources on farm management and finances.

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

  • 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.

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    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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