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August 12, 2020

Free financial consultations available through ISU Extension and Outreach to help you sort through options and make the best possible decisions for your situation.

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May 27, 2020

ISU Extension is partnering with ICCC to offer this free on-line workshop on Jun 11 from 4-5 p.m.

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May 6, 2020

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on businesses from large to small, and there are many questions surrounding what business owners and entrepreneurs
should do as the state prepares to re-open.


May 6, 2020

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announce a new “Pass the Pork”
program to connect Iowa pig farmers with food insecure Iowans.

April 21, 2020

If you were not able to attend the live webinar on April 17 a recorded version is available. 

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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