Finances

Local Highlights

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May 6, 2020

Equip yourself and others to become financially empowered. 

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April 15, 2020

Concerned about your finances during these uncertain times, but not sure where to start? 
ISU Extension and Outreach invites you to get in touch with one of our Human Sciences financial educators. 
 

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April 10, 2020

Our county staff, faculty, and extension specialists are continually striving to meet the needs of our communities. We know this is a time of great need and we are ready to serve you. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. We are all in this together, committed to building a #STRONGIOWA.

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April 9, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach  Week celebrates always serving Iowans!
Chickasaw County Extension and Outreach will be hosting a virtual contest this year. 
Check out the details!  

Man and woman talking to tax prep guy
January 15, 2020

Free Tax Prep and eFile.  If you have limited income and need help preparing and eFiling your tax return, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program may be able to help.

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.

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

  • 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!

  • Resources on farm management and finances.

  • ICIP 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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