Finances

Local Highlights

September 16, 2019

There is an increase in farm vehicle traffic on Iowa roadways during harvest. So, it is not surprising that this is the time of year when there are also more agricultural collisions on highways and county roads.

Tri-state
September 3, 2019

The 33rd Annual Tri-State Agriculture Lender’s Seminar will be held on Thursday, October 24th at the Best Western Plus Hotel, 3100 Dodge Street, Dubuque, Iowa, from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm.

August 15, 2019

A week of fishing, spending time outdoors, and learning new skills was how many Delaware County youth spent one of their last weeks of summer.  ISU Extension and Outreach Delaware County hosted the Youth Fishing and Outdoor Camp for 3rd-6th grades, July 29-August 2nd in Manchester.

 

Dino Day Camp
August 5, 2019

Youth travelled back in time millions of years, to learn all about dinosaurs at “Digging up Dinos”, a Summer Day Camp hosted by ISU Extension and Outreach Delaware County. Digging up Dinos was held on Tuesday July 23rd for youth in K-3rd grade at Memorial Hall at Seibert Park.

July 24, 2019

A local workshop will be held on Tuesday, August 6th at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Center on the Delaware County Fairgrounds. Melissa O’Rourke, ISU Extension Farm & Agribusiness Management Specialist will present a wide range of topics related to farmland leasing and 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!

  • 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.

  • 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. Call the hotline at 800-447-1985.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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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