Finances

Local Highlights

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.

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January 28, 2020

POSTPONED:  Due to the weather, both sessions have been moved to next Thursday, February 20th.  Same times and place.  

Estate Planning:   How to get started. 

Women, Land, and Legacy offers you the opportunity to network with other local women landowners and become well-informed decision makers of your land and farming operation. 

Man and woman holding hands
November 14, 2019

Unwind and enjoy an off-farm experience with other farm couples!

Green corn field with blue sky and white clouds
November 2, 2019

Farmers, Landowners, and Ag Professionals Offered Guidance on Farm Bill Decisions. 

Managing for Today and Tomorrow flier
August 8, 2019

A five session course on passing down the farm through business, estate, retirement, and succession planning. 

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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