Finances

Local Highlights

canning tomatoes
September 18, 2020

Workshops being offered at no cost to show you how to preserve your home garden bounty to enojoy that fresh taste of Summer all year long. Join us for some safe food preservation techniques!

childcare provider training flyer
September 17, 2020

Each training will be offered at two different times by our human sciences specialists to aide in the areas of spending, saving, engaging in positive health behaviors, and protecting children from foodborne illnesses.

providing support
September 15, 2020

This virtual program is being offerred to help provide adults with tools that can be used to identify when someone might be struggling with a mental health and/or substance use problem.

counseling session between two people
September 4, 2020

Iowa communities, schools, and families are all facing unprecedented stressors and uncertainty imposed by Covid-19, drought conditions and the recent derecho. Resources are available to help recognize warning signs of such stress.

August 20, 2020

Here is a list of upcoming available 60 minute virtual updates, happening on Monday evenings, that you can register for and attend online regarding recovery and staying resilient during these times.

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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