Ea$y Money Topics

Ea$y Money Topics

Mary M. Weinand, MBA
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Interim Regional Director for Region 20 and Human Sciences Specialist, Family Finance
Human Sciences Extension and Outreach

Empowering People. Growing Lives.
Henry County Extension  |  127 N. Main, Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641
C:319.931.5087 | F: 319. 385-2617 | E: mweinand@iastate.edu
www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/

 

Current Topics:

December 23, 2015 Wealth: Trusts
December 16, 2015 Wealth: Investment/Tax advisors (How to choose)
December 9, 2015 Wealth: Investing
December 2, 2015 Taxes: Income tax — rates/brackets, credits, deductibles, penalties
November 25, 2015 Taxes: Gifts (limits, tax implications)
November 18, 2015 Retirement: Social Security
November 11, 2015 Retirement: Reverse mortgage
November 4, 2015 Retirement: Medicare (A, B and D)
October 28, 2015 Retirement: Medicaid reimbursement
October 21, 2015 Retirement: Estate planning
October 14, 2015 Retirement: Borrowing from, cashing out retirement accounts
October 7, 2015 Retirement: 401(k), IRA, annuity
September 30, 2015 Property: Sell a house
September 23, 2015 Property: Property value (assessed vs. appraised/market value)
September 16, 2015 Property: Property tax
September 9, 2015 Insurance: Unemployment benefits
September 2, 2015 Insurance: Personal property/liability insurance
August 26, 2015 Insurance: Long-term care insurance
August 19, 2015 Insurance: Life insurance (term? whole?)
August 12, 2015 Insurance: HSA/Flex
August 5, 2015 Insurance: Health insurance
July 29, 2015 Insurance: Disability insurance (LTD/STD)
July 22, 2015 Insurance: COBRA
July 15, 2015 Family: Student loans
July 8, 2015 Family: Student aid (FAFSA, Pell, etc.)
July 1, 2015 Family: Divorce (income, credit, retirement, tax implications)
June 24, 2015 Family: Dependent care (parent/child, costs, tax implications)
June 17, 2015 Family: College savings and Student Loans
June 10, 2015 Credit: Personal bankruptcy
June 3, 2015 Credit: Interest - How it works
May 27, 2015 Credit: Identity theft (prevention and recovery) Part 1 and Part 2
May 20, 2015 Credit: Debt management
May 13, 2015 Credit: Credit scores
May 6, 2015 Borrowing: Payday lending
April 29, 2015 Borrowing: Mortgage (amortization and refinance)
April 22, 2015 Borrowing: Lending rates (how determined/how to get a lower one)
April 15, 2015 Borrowing: Home equity loans/lines of credit
April 8, 2015 Borrowing: Buying a home
April 1, 2015 Borrowing: Buying a car (new vs. used; buy or lease; financing, CARFAX)
March 25, 2015 Basics: W4 form (what is it, how to fill it out)
March 18, 2015 Basics: Using credit
March 11, 2015 Basics: Understand your paycheck
March 4, 2015 Basics: Savings
February 25, 2015 Basics: Sales and use taxes (what are they?)
February 18, 2015 Basics: Online banking
February 11, 2015 Basics: Kids and money
February 4, 2015 Basics: Household budgeting
January 28, 2015 Basics: Getting a loan
January 21, 2015 Basics: Credit cards
January 14, 2015 Basics: Contracts (before you sign)
January 7, 2015 Basics: Checking
December 31, 2014 Basics: Bank or credit union (what’s the difference?)

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